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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 […]

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Oakland Street Outreach Training

Oakland Unite hosted a three day training for Oakland Street Outreach Workers from Wednesday, April 22 to Friday, April 24. The three day training was held at Oakland’s City Hall. The Oakland Street Outreach Workers from Healthy Oakland and Oakland California Youth Outreach attended the training that focused on team and capacity building. The Street Outreach […]

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Oakland Street Outreach in the News

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 […]

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Kevin Grant Honored with California Peace Prize

Oakland Unite’s Violence Prevention Coordinator, Kevin Grant, honored by The California Wellness Foundation as one of its three 20th Annual California Peace Prize Honorees. In Los Angeles on December 12th, The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) will present the Annual California Peace Prize and award $25,000 to Kevin Grant, Violence Prevention Coordinator. Other honorees are Elder […]

The Way Out

The Way Out is an initiative supported by Oakland Unite, with additional funding from an Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency (OJJDP) grant.  The Way Out will be sharing a series of Public Service Announcements developed with One Bay Creative that address the serious problem of street violence in Oakland. Here is an exclusive preview. […]

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