Oakland Unite’s Violence Prevention Network Coordinator, Kevin Grant, and Community Engagement Coordinator, Jennifer Argueta were interviewed on the KBCW’s Bay Area Focus. They spoke about Oakland Unite’s Crisis Response and Support Network, as well as community events such as the Friday summer nights event Peace in the Parks. To watch the complete interview check-out the […]
Here is the latest vignette from Oakland Unite, “Oakland Unite Voices: King J.” To watch the video on YouTube click HERE. To watch the longer informational video about Oakland Unite click HERE.
Recently, reporter A. Scot Bolsinger from Oakland Local spent an evening with the Oakland Street Outreach Team in West Oakland. Oakland Unite is a proud funder of Healthy Communities/Healthy Oakland, that runs street outreach in West Oakland, as well as Oakland California Youth Outreach that runs street outreach in Central and East Oakland. Bolsinger wrote […]
Short-Term Strategies, Long-Term Solutions: Improving Public Safety in Oakland – Mayor Jean Quan and the City of Oakland will host the next in a series of town hall meetings seeking input from neighborhoods across the city on public safety priorities to incorporate into a comprehensive crime reduction and suppression strategic plan. Led by Strategic Policy Partnership, […]
Oakland Unite has been on the radio twice recently with KQED Forum in discussions of gun violence. Listen to Oakland Unite grantee representative Cindy Hill-Ford of Catholic Charities of the East Bay describe how Oakland Unite is working to reduce homicides and shootings in Oakland, as part of a KQED Forum radio show, “Living […]
California Youth Outreach (CYO), supported by Oakland Unite, provides services to high risk youth and young adults in Central and East Oakland. Through street outreach in targeted hot spots, trained CYO staff members get to know young people and are able to offer them case management services and conflict mediation to prevent the escalation of […]
The Violent Incident & Crisis Response strategy aims to reduce the impacts of exposure to violence or re-victimization through individual and community support.