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Oakland Unite Accepting Youth Squad Applications

Come join the Youth Squad Team and be part of Oakland Unite’s Friday Summer Nights Program. Information and applications can be found HERE. Applications are due on Friday, May 26, 2017.  

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DreamCatcher Set to Open Nikka’s Place

Oakland Unite is proud to announce that Alameda Family Services, DreamCatcher, an Oakland Unite funded agency, will be opening its newly renovated shelter space, as well as Nikka’s Place, a shelter space dedicated to commercially sexually exploited children in the next two months. For more information click HERE.  

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Civicorps Schools Participants Go to College

East Bay Times reports on two Civicorps Schools students using AmeriCorps money to pay for college as they work to turn their lives around. Oakland Unite is proud to provide funding to Civicorps Schools to support youth and young adults in Oakland. To read the full article click HERE.

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Congratulations to Glen Upshaw

Glen Upshaw received the Oakland Citizen Humanitarian Award for his outstanding work on behalf of the community on Sunday, January 15, 2017. Glen Upshaw has worked in the field of street outreach and violence interruption for five years. He started his work as a street outreach worker, violence interrupter, and Area Team Lead for Oakland […]

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Information on California’s Prop 47

With the passage of Proposition 47, certain low-level, nonviolent felonies can now be changed to misdemeanors on old criminal records. If you or someone you know has a prior criminal record with a felony record for any of the following crimes, you may qualify to remove the felony from your record and change it to […]

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