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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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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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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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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 […]

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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 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.

Check out the NEW Oakland Unite Video!

Oakland Unite reduces violence by coordinating the collaboration of violence prevention programs funded by Measure Y and other funding sources in order to reach those at the center of community violence, build strong relationships and ultimately help make a healthier and safer Oakland. This video captures the important aspects of our work here at Oakland […]

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