Oakland Civicorps Program Participant Honored as a Corpsmember of the Year by National Corps Network

Oakland Unite is a proud funder of Civicorps reentry employment program. Agencies such as Civicorps are working hard on a daily basis to help young people in Oakland overcome their trauma and reach their full potential as productive community members. The story of Harris Cox is a shinning example of the success of Civicorps’ approach. Twenty-four year […]

Oakland’s Minimum Wage is $12.25 Starting March 2, 2015

Starting March 2, 2015, Oakland will have a minimum wage of $12.25 per hour and paid sick leave.  Please note that this new law is separate from Oakland’s Living Wage requirements.  It is important that your organization ensure proper compliance with the new law and/or Living Wage Ordinance as they apply to your specific business. See […]

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Messengers4Change “Aim 4 Peace, All Star Day” February 21!

Saturday, February 21st, Messengers4Change is partnering with the Oakland Leadership Center to host the “Aim 4 Peace All-Star Day.” Activities start at 11:00am with an exhibition basketball game with the Oakland Police Department at 11:30am. The event will take place at the Ira Jenkins Recreation Center at 9175 Edes Ave. in Oakland, and include a jumper […]

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