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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 Participants Have Successful Career Summit

On Thursday, July 21, 2016 Oakland Unite young adult participants attended the Pathways to Success Boys & Men of Color Career Summit sponsored by LeadersUp, the City of Oakland, the California Endowment, My Brother’s Keeper, Urban Strategies  Council, and many other sponsors. The career summit hosted multiple employers, including Starbucks, Blue Apron, United Airlines, Macy’s […]

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Friday Summer Nights Program Kick-off July 8th

Oakland Unite’s Messengers4Change Friday Summer Nights Program Starting This Week On Friday, July 8th, Oakland Unite’s Messengers4Change will begin hosting the Friday Summer Nights Programs in East and West Oakland. These events are free, open to the public and offer free food, games, entertainment and raffles for all ages. The Friday Summer Nights Programs aim […]

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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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Oakland Unite Hosts Inaugural Grantee Meeting

On Thursday, March 17, the City of Oakland’s Human Services Department’s violence prevention and intervention programs, Oakland Unite, hosted an Inaugural Grantee Meetings for the twenty-four community-based organizations funded through the 2014 Public Safety and Services Act. The meeting was a chance for the Oakland Unite grantees to network as well as hear important procedural […]

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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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Sign-up to Participate in the Mayor’s Toy Drive

This year Oakland Unite’s Messengers4Change has partnered with Holy Names University to collect gifts for the Mayor’s Toy Drive. If you, or someone you know, is interested in signing-up to receive gifts from the Mayor’s Toy Drive please attend the sign-up event on Saturday, December 5th.

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Successful Friday Summer Nights 2015

Messengers4Change Friday Summer Nights Program Successful in East and West Oakland Friday Summer Nights 2015 Program was an overall success that was made extra special by the personal connections made during the events in East and West Oakland. The Friday Summer Nights events were hosted at Willie Wilkins Park on 98th Ave. in East Oakland and at […]

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Friday Summer Nights Programs Set To Begin Friday, July 10th

On Friday, July 10th, Oakland Unite’s Messengers4Change will begin hosting the Friday Summer Nights Programs in East and West Oakland. These events are free, open to the public and offer free food, games, entertainment and raffles for all ages. The Friday Summer Nights Programs aim to change community norms around violence through community engagement and […]

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Oakland Unite in the News

Oakland Unite’s Grantee celebration was featured by the Bay Area News Group in an article written by Mike Blasky “Oakland celebrates the success of violence reduction programs.” To read the article click HERE. Blasky writes, “Officials say they’re taking a holistic approach to public safety, which means addressing root problems of violence — poverty, poor schools […]

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