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Congratulations to the Youth Squad Leaders!

Congratulations to Oakland Unite’s Messengers4Change Youth Squad Leaders for the successful completion of Friday Summer Nights at the Parks events. These successful community programs would not have been possible without the dedication of the Youth Squad! The Friday Summer Nights at the Park Program attracted residents, families and children to the Willie Wilkins Park on 98th Avenue […]

Summer is Here!!!

With Friday Summer Nights programs in East and West Oakland! Join Oakland Unite’s Messengers4Change for Friday Summer Nights in the Park starting July 11th.                       There are two locations in East Oakland. Willie Wilkins Park @ 1100 98th Ave. (between B Street and C Street) […]

Parks Program Evaluation Data

Oakland Unite Messengers4Change had another successful summer of Friday Summer Nights at the Park events. At Willie Wilkins Park, in addition to incredible community turn-out during the events, the data indicates that incidents of violence in the community also decreased during the same time. On average the number of police incidents in the Willie Wilkins […]

3rd Annual Oakland Unite Messengers4Change Toy Drive/Holiday Party a Huge Success!

This year over 5oo families signed up with Messengers4Change to receive toys from the Mayor Jean Quan’s Community Toy Drive. Oakland Unite’s Messengers4Change had a hugely successful toy drive/holiday party for the families at the Tassaforanga Recreation Center in East Oakland. Children and families received bags full of toys as well as yummy snacks and a […]

Ceasefire Community Walk

Join Chief When and Community Night Walk volunteers on a Community walk. For more information click on “Ceasefire Community Walk” and click this link: Ceasefire Community Walk – Jan 31 2014    

Messengers 4 Change Friday Summer Nights in the Parks Events

Messengers4Change are Oakland residents who want to stand up against violence in their communities, supported by the Oakland Unite Community Engagement Coordinator. The group originally formed in and focused on East Oakland but will be expanding to other areas of Oakland soon.  Messengers4Change participate in peace marches, create baskets for homicide victim’s families, work with […]

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