Our Program Strategies
Life Coaching/Intensive Case Management
The Life Coaching/Intensive Case Management strategy provides funding to re-direct the highest risk youth and young adults in Oakland towards healthy participation in their families and communities through coaching and mentoring, system navigation, advocacy, and connection to needed resources.
Oakland Unite contact: Mark Henderson
Education & Economic Self-Sufficiency
The Education & Economic Self-Sufficiency strategy connects the highest risk youth and young adults with employment through skills and job readiness training, education support, job placement, and strengthening relationships with employers.
Oakland Unite Contact: Dan Simmons
Violent Incident & Crisis Response
The Violent Incident & Crisis Response strategy aims to reduce the impacts of exposure to violence or re-victimization through individual and community support.
Community Asset Building & Innovation
The Community Asset Building strategy works to deepen the capacity of communities most affected by violence and the providers that serves them to change norms and influence decision-making around violence. The Innovation strategy creates a space for emerging ideas and promising practices/programs in violence intervention to prove their effectiveness.