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 […]

Holiday Support & Giving

This holiday season Oakland Unite worked with the Mayor, CBO Life Coaches, Ceasefire faith-based partners, the Coliseum NCPC, and other to provide holiday support to program participants and community members. Fifty-seven participants and their families received full Thanksgiving meals with the support of Mt. Zion Church, and in the month of December over 500 families […]

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Oakland Unite Hosts All Grantee Meeting

On Thursday, September 8, 2016, Oakland Unite hosted its second annual All Grantee Meeting under the Safety and Services Act. Community-based organizations and public partners funded by Oakland Unite came together to network, hear about training and technical assistance opportunities, and provide feedback about what types of training and TA would be useful to their […]

Friday Summer Nights Program Kick-off July 8th

Oakland Unite’s Messengers4Change Friday Summer Nights Program Starting This Week On Friday, July 8th, Oakland Unite’s Messengers4Change 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 […]

City of Oakland Releases Request for Proposals (RFP)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY!! REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) City Administrator’s Office Seeking Proposals for 2016-2020 Evaluation Services Of Oakland Unite Programs, Community Policing, And Geographic Policing Services The City of Oakland, through the City Administrator’s Office, is seeking qualified consultants to evaluate the performance of the community-focused violence prevention/intervention services (Oakland Unite) and the Geographic and Community Policing […]

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Job Opening with Oakland Unite in the City of Oakland

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill a Program Analyst I (Selective Certification – Community Engagement) position in the Oakland Unite Division within the Human Services Department. The incumbent will work directly with the City of Oakland’s Oakland Unite Community Engagement staff in partnership with Alameda County’s Public Health Department through the City […]

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Oakland Unite Hosts Oakland Street Outreach Spring Training

From Tuesday, May 24th to Friday, May 27th Oakland Unite hosted the Oakland Street Outreach Spring Training. The four day training was held at Oakland’s City Hall. The Oakland Street Outreach Workers from community-based organizations Youth ALIVE!, Oakland California Youth Outreach and Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (B.O.S.S.)  attended this training that focused on team and […]

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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