Oakland Unite Hosts Prop 47 Professional Development Training

Oakland Unite hosted an interesting professional development training “Proposition 47: Remove the Felony, Remove the Barrier.” Presenter, Hillary Blout, from Californians for Safety and Justice (http://www.safeandjust.org/) shared important information about the implementation of Prop 47 and its benefits. To learn more about Prop 47 please visit http://myprop47.org/ To see the PowerPoint used in this training click […]

Oakland Unite in the News

Oakland Unite’s Lead Case Manager, Emilio Mena and Program Analyst, Sara Serin-Christ are quoted in the Oakland Local article “Ceasefire’s missing link: What about jobs?” by A. Scot Bolsinger. The article talks about the need for permanent employment opportunities for Ceasefire participants, and some of the challenges in finding them . “One of the hardest […]

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Improving Public Safety Town Hall Meetings — Thursday, May 9th

  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, […]

Gun Violence Response

This strategy aims to intervene in the cycle of gun violence to save lives and support healing. Shooting and Homicide Response starts with community-based responders that connect with individuals and families at the hospital or in their homes and walk with them as they navigate crisis. Families and individuals will be connected to immediate resources […]

Community Healing

This strategy aims to lift up the wisdom of people closest to the violence and deepen their skills to promote healing through community-led outreach activities and events. This includes a grassroots mini-grant program to support innovative, community-based violence reduction projects.   Oakland Unite Contact: Jennifer Argueta. Roots Community Health Center  – Robyn Barron Building Opportunities […]

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