Oakland Unite Hosts Prop 47 Professional Development Training

Oakland Unite hosted an interesting professional development training “Proposition 47: Remove the Felony, Remove the Barrier.” Presenter, Hillary Blout, from Californians for Safety and Justice (http://www.safeandjust.org/) shared important information about the implementation of Prop 47 and its benefits. To learn more about Prop 47 please visit http://myprop47.org/ To see the PowerPoint used in this training click […]

Participant Success Story: Terrell

Terrell & Emilio Terrell is 32 years old and was born and raised in East Oakland. As a kid he loved to play sports and was always very active. However, his home life was unstable and he yearned for the finer things in life. Eventually he started hanging-out with the wrong crowd and doing illegal […]

You Can Be a Change!

Oakland Unite Starts the Year Off with a Successful Training! Oakland Unite started the year off with an inspirational professional development training. On January 16th, Oakland Unite hosted acclaimed trainer, Larry Robbin, to present his training ” You Can Be a Change! How to Increase Employment Motivation in People in Reentry!” The event was a […]

U.S. Department of Justice Recognizes Oakland Unite

U.S. Department of Justice Recognizes Oakland Unite’s Juvenile Justice Program for Innovation   Oakland Unite’s Juvenile Justice strategy was recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice on November 13, 2013. For more information see the Department of Human Services Press Release: http://www2.oaklandnet.com/oakca1/groups/dhs/documents/pressrelease/oak044501.pdf To read the entire report click here.

California Prison Inmates on Hunger Strike

  Here is the NPR report on the California Prison Inmates Hunger Strike:  NPR Inmates Hunger Strike (mp3 download) Also read the Transcript at NPR.org California State Prisons Map from CDCR for Interactive Map, see http://www.cdcr.ca.gov/      

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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, […]

Community Healing

This strategy aims to lift up the wisdom of people closest to the violence and deepen their skills to promote healing through community-led outreach activities and events. This includes a grassroots mini-grant program to support innovative, community-based violence reduction projects. Oakland Unite Contact: Jennifer Argueta. Roots Community Health Center  – Robyn Barron Building Opportunities for […]

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