Oakland Unite Hosts Grantee Celebration

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 […]

Welcome Home Loved Ones

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 […]

2013 Grantee Celebration and Awards Ceremony highlights

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, […]

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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 […]

Youth Diversion & Reentry

This strategy aims to help youth move away from deeper involvement in violence and the juvenile justice system through coordinated interventions. Programs will divert youth from arrest or prosecution and also help youth transition back to school and community after incarceration through life coaching and education and career exploration.   Youth Diversion programming that uses […]

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