Oakland Unite is in the news once again this week being recognized for the case management that our talented case managers, Emilio and Javier, provide for Ceasefire “call-in” participants. To read the article “Steps Toward Peace: Ceasefire seen as a cultural shift in Oakland” click HERE.
Oakland Unite is in the news again! This time, reporters are thinking about violence in the city and wondering how the City of Oakland has found success in bringing down the homicide rates. Though there are a number of factors that contribute to crime, this report points to some key programs and services that have […]
Check-out Some of the Inspiring Work Being Done by Our Team and Partners to Stop Gun Violence in Oakland!
Read James O’Brien’s article in the San Francisco Magazine Guns Down. Don’t Shoot.
Last week Peter Kim, Oakland Unite Manager, and Kevin Grant, Violence Prevention Network Coordinator, were interviewed by Michelle Griego from Bay Area Focus on KBCW 44 Cable 12. The interviewed aired on Sunday, September 7, 2014. In the interview Peter and Kevin highlighted the important violence prevention and intervention work being done by Oakland Unite […]
Oakland Unite’s Messengers4Change Friday Summer Nights in the Park programs in East Oakland and the Friday Night Live program in West Oakland were highlighted in Oakland Local. Simone Larson described the events as a great way to hang-out with neighbors and foster community. The article also highlights the positive evaluation data citing a drop in […]
The Friday Summer Nights programs are kicking off this Friday, July 11th. Come enjoy free food, entertainment and raffles! There are locations in East and West Oakland. For more information click this link: http://www.insidebayarea.com/breaking-news/ci_26105223/oakland-friday-summer-nights-at-city-parks-kicking To read the press release click here.
Oakland Unite’s Juvenile Justice Center/Oakland Unified School District Wraparound Services program was recognized for its innovation in helping youth be successful in transitioning out of the Juvenile Justice Center and back to school in Oakland. To read the complete article click here. The data sharing system used by case managers in this program makes it […]
Chip Johnson from the San Francisco Chronicle wrote an article highlighting the success of two Ceasefire and Oakland Unite program participants. After being called in by Ceasefire the two men opted to access services. Working intensively with their Oakland Unite Case Manager they were successful taking the steps to begin to transform their lives. Their case manager was able to […]
The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office launched an anti-child trafficking campaign in partnership with MISSSEY (Motivating, Inspiring, Supporting and Serving Sexually Exploited Youth) and Clear Channel. There are currently 65 billboards posted throughout the county targeting the entire community. There are also bus shelter posters that target kids who are being exploited and give them resources to get […]
Oakland Unite Recognized for Innovative Practices to Reduce Youth Recidivism Recently Oakland Unite and the Juvenile Justice Center and Oakland Unified School District Wraparound strategy was recognized once again for their innovation. Through hard work and determination Oakland Unite and its collaborative partners were able to create a database that includes the sharing of Juvenile […]