Check-out this short video featuring an Oakland Unite youth participant sharing his personal success story by clicking HERE. To watch the longer Oakland Unite informational video click HERE.
Oakland Unite Recognized for Innovative Practices to Reduce Youth Recidivism Recently Oakland Unite and the Juvenile Justice Center and Oakland Unified School District Wraparound strategy was recognized once again for their innovation. Through hard work and determination Oakland Unite and its collaborative partners were able to create a database that includes the sharing of Juvenile […]
U.S. Department of Justice Recognizes Oakland Unite’s Juvenile Justice Program for Innovation Oakland Unite’s Juvenile Justice strategy was recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice on November 13, 2013. For more information see the Department of Human Services Press Release: http://www2.oaklandnet.com/oakca1/groups/dhs/documents/pressrelease/oak044501.pdf To read the entire report click here.
Oakland Unite’s Juvenile Justice strategy was recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice on November 13, 2013. For more information see the Department of Human Services Press Release: http://www2.oaklandnet.com/oakca1/groups/dhs/documents/pressrelease/oak044501.pdf For the full report go to: http://csgjusticecenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/ReentryMatters.pdf
Oakland Unite’s Focused Youth Services include Gang Prevention. Our gang prevention network of funded agencies gave a presentation about their services at a recent Measure Y Violence Prevention and Public Safety Oversight Committee meeting. The presenters included Monica Vaughan, Director of the Office of Alternative Education, OUSD, Geoffrey Godfrey, Executive Director of California Youth Outreach, Oakland, and Danyelle Marshall, […]
Restorative Justice Welcome and Re-entry Circles for a student returning to Ralph Bunche High School from the Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center (JJC – juvenile hall) is shown in this video. Re-entry Circles are an important part of how youth returning from juvenile hall can successfully transition back into a normal school environment. The JJC/OUSD […]
The Life Coaching/Intensive Case Management strategy provides funding to re-direct the highest risk youth and young adults in Oakland towards healthy participation in their families and communities through coaching and mentoring, system navigation, advocacy, and connection to needed resources.