Friday Summer Nights Programs Set To Begin Friday, July 10th
On Friday, July 10th, 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 to change community norms around violence through community engagement and empowerment. These programs will run for six weeks, every Friday night, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The East Oakland Friday Summer Nights Program takes place at Willie Wilkins Park, located at 1100 98th Avenue, and the West Oakland Friday Summer Nights Program takes place on Brockhurst Street, located at 3233 Market Street, between Market and San Pablo. These events are funded by Oakland Unite and the Oakland Fund for Children and Youth (OFYC).