From Tuesday, May 24th to Friday, May 27th Oakland Unite hosted the Oakland Street Outreach Spring Training. The four day training was held at Oakland’s City Hall. The Oakland Street Outreach Workers from community-based organizations Youth ALIVE!, Oakland California Youth Outreach and Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (B.O.S.S.) attended this training that focused on team and […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
On Thursday, March 5th, the Oakland Street Outreach teams from Healthy Communities/Healthy Oakland and Oakland California Youth Outreach came together to for a professional development training around team building. The training was lead by DB Bedford and focused on identifying individual personality types and how to work effectively with different personality types on the same […]
This week Oakland Unite was featured in Brenda Payton’s series “Steps Toward Peace.” The article titled “Steps Toward Peace: Oakland Unite provides support services toward violence prevention” highlights the work of Oakland Unite’s Violence Prevention Network Coordinator, Kevin Grant, and Lead Case Manager, Emilio Mena. Emilio and Kevin in front of City Hall in Oakland. […]
Jim O’Brien’s blog “In Oakland, help for the shunned, the wounded, the rejected and suspected” recognizes the important work that Oakland Unite’s street outreach teams are doing to interrupt violence in Oakland. Click HERE to read the blog and learn more about this important work.
Check out the interview with Jim O’Brien: http://theeasternshore.podbean.com/e/the-eastern-shore-014-jim-obrien-on-violence-and-its-aftermath/
Oakland Unite was fortunate to be invited to participate in the 4th Annual Cure Violence National Cluster Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. This meeting is an opportunity for national partners and other violence prevention departments and organizations to gather in one place and have a dialogue around violence prevention. Coming together and collaborating gives partners the […]