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Oakland Unite Hosts All Grantee Meeting

On Thursday, September 8, 2016, Oakland Unite hosted its second annual All Grantee Meeting under the Safety and Services Act. Community-based organizations and public partners funded by Oakland Unite came together to network, hear about training and technical assistance opportunities, and provide feedback about what types of training and TA would be useful to their […]

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Oakland Unite Hosts Oakland Street Outreach Spring Training

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 […]

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West Oakland Community Night Walks

If you are interested in participating in Community Night Walks in West Oakland please see the information below…

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Oakland Unite Featured on Bay Area Focus

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 […]

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Oakland Unite Voices: King J

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.  

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Oakland Street Outreach in the News

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 […]

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Oakland Street Outreach Training

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 […]

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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 […]

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Oakland Unite in the News!

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. […]

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Oakland Unite Highlighted in “Steps Toward Peace”

Oakland Unite is in the news once again this week being recognized for the case management that our talented case managers, Emilio and Javier, provide for Ceasefire “call-in” participants. To read the article “Steps Toward Peace: Ceasefire seen as a cultural shift in Oakland” click HERE.

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