Oakland ReCAST Project and #OYACgivesback Releasing Mini-Grant

The City of Oakland Human Services Department’s (HSD) Youth Advisory Commission (OYAC) announced the release of the third #OYACgivesback Youth-to Youth mini-grant application: Supporting improved relations between youth, the community and law enforcement and Community Resiliency and Healing for Oakland.  #OYACgivesback is a project of Oakland Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma (ReCAST), an HSD initiative funded by the Substance Abuse Mental […]

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2018 Oakland Unite Frontline Summit Video

Oakland Unite Hosts Frontline Summit On Friday, June 22, the Human Services Department Oakland Unite in partnership with Bright Research Group hosted the 2018 Oakland Unite Frontline Summit. Participants had the opportunity to network, build collaboration, and participate in skill development workshops. The workshop topics ranged from client empowerment, intervention frameworks, relationship-based and healing approaches, […]

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Successful Summer Friday Night Live and Peace in the Parks Program Concludes

The Human Services Department’s (HSD) Oakland Unite had over 1,900 visitors to our Friday Night Live and Peace in the Parks programs at Hoover Elementary School and Arroyo Viejo Park and Recreation Center this Summer. The Friday Summer Nights Programs aim to change community norms around violence through community engagement, celebration, and empowerment.  HSD/Oakland Unite […]

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Oakland Unite Agency Report 2016-2017

Oakland Unite is proud to release the “2016-2017 Oakland Unite Agency Report” prepared by the independent evaluation firm Mathematica Policy Research. The report represents the second evaluation of Oakland Unite services funded through the Safety and Services Act of 2014 (Measure Z).  The City has contracted with Mathematica to evaluate Oakland Unite violence intervention programs and […]

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2018 Youth Squad Leadership Program

To Apply Click Here Download Application YOUTH-SQUAD – Application  

Youth-to-Youth Mini-Grant Application Released by #OYACgivesback

The City of Oakland Youth Advisory Commission (OYAC) is excited to announce the second cycle of the #OYACgivesback Youth-to-Youth Mini-Grant Application: Supporting Community Resiliency and Healing for Oakland. The focus of cycle two has the broader goal of supporting and increasing community resiliency and healing in Oakland’s most marginalized communities that have experienced high levels of violence, trauma, and civil unrest. To apply go […]

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City of Oakland Community’s Toy Drive Sign-up for Low Income Families

Happening Saturday, December 2nd from noon – 3 p.m. at the Eastmont Substation (2651 73rd Ave.). Please bring all required documentation to sign-up. This toy drive benefits Oakland children 0-12 years old.

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Oakland Unite Year 1 Evaluation Report

Oakland Unite is proud to release the “Evaluation of Oakland Unite: Year 1 Strategy Report” prepared by the independent evaluation firm Mathematica Policy Research. The report represents the first evaluation of Oakland Unite services funded through the Safety and Services Act of 2014 (Measure Z).  The City has contracted with Mathematica to evaluate Oakland Unite […]

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On behalf of the SSOC, you are invited…

to attend Safety and Service Oversight Commission meetings being held in the community in September and October. Please see flyers below for more information!  

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Friday Summer Nights Programs Coming to East and West Oakland…

Oakland Unite’s Messengers4Change Friday Summer Nights Program Starting July 7th —On Friday, July 7th, Oakland Unite will begin hosting the Friday Summer Nights Programs in East and West Oakland. These events are free, open to the public and offer free food, games, entertainment and raffles for all ages. The Friday Summer Nights Programs aim to […]

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