Oakland Unite hosted an All Grantee Celebration on Thursday, June 25th. The City of Oakland hosted a grantee celebration to honor Oakland Unite program participants who have demonstrated a commitment to transforming their lives, as well as to celebrate the dedication and hard work of all Oakland Unite grantee service providers over the […]
Our very own Violence Prevention Network Coordinator, Kevin Grant, was interviewed by the Oakland Center of Peace to discuss his thoughts on violence in Oakland. Oakland Center of Peace director, Sandhya Jha, joins Kevin on his way to an important meeting and gets this candid portrait of the everyday thoughts that guide Kevin’s approach to […]
On Thursday, April 25, 2013 Oakland Unite hosted a celebration for the programs and participants. At least one staff representative from each organization in the Oakland Unite community were in attendance. The event was held at the West Oakland Senior Center, 1724 Adeline Street. Slide 1-2: Sara Bedford gave an introduction, as did Jose Dorado, […]
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, […]
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.
The Community Asset Building strategy works to deepen the capacity of communities most affected by violence and the providers that serve them to change norms and influence decision-making around violence. The Innovation strategy creates a space for emerging ideas and promising practices/programs in violence intervention to prove their effectiveness.