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Violence Prevention Coalition

We work directly with victims, and those most likely to be future victims or perpetrators of violent crime, to dramatically reduce violent crime and end the cycle of trauma affecting communities impacted by violence.

Realized Potential

Provide workshops to train men and boys how to develop healthy relationships and be loving fathers.

BOSS

Our mission is to help homeless, poor, and disabled people achieve health and self-sufficiency, and to fight against the root causes of poverty and homelessness.

ADAMIKA VILLAGE

Adamika is all about supporting Black neighborhoods. We work to try to prevent violence before it happens.

AKONADI FOUNDATION

Akonadi Foundation’s mission is to support the development of powerful social change movements to eliminate structural racism.

JUST CITIES

Dreamers & Seekers of Community Justice

OWNING MY OWN TRUTH

Owning my own Truth empowerment healing circles is a platform for testimonials of overcoming circumstances.

VISION QUILT

Vision Quilt empowers communities to create their own solutions to gun violence through the power of art and inclusive dialogue.

MERCER BROTHERHOOD

Using hip hop as a leverage tool to express social issues, a different lens than the typical mainstream lens. Marrying many communities is the ultimate goal.

OAKLAND VIOLENCE PREVENTION COALITION

We have come together to radically transform the culture of violence in the city of Oakland through community-led, healing centered practices and political advocacy.

EAST OAKLAND COLLECTIVE

The East Oakland Collective supports residents of East Oakland, prioritizing Black residents, to navigate challenges and barriers to inequities through resource distribution and advocacy.

URBAN STRATEGIES COUNCIL

Our mission is to eliminate persistent poverty in the Bay Area by working with partners to transform low-income neighborhoods into vibrant, healthy communities.

ROOTS COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

The mission of Roots Community Health Center is to uplift those impacted by systemic inequities and poverty. We accomplish this through medical and behavioral health care, health navigation, workforce enterprises, housing, outreach, and advocacy.

BLACK CULTURAL ZONE

A chance to access resources to help you heal. the East Oakland Black Cultural Zone Collaborative Partners has worked with a coalition of residents, government agencies, churches, and grassroots organizing and community groups to help keep Black folks in East Oakland.

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A diverse Sisterhood of Women bringing love and healing to our community.

YOUTH UPRISING

Our mission is to transform East Oakland into a healthy and economically robust community by developing the leadership of youth and young adults and improving the systems that impact them.

TAKE BACK OUR STREETS

The mission of Take Back Our Streets aims to lead and support efforts that work towards ending gun and all forms of violence in our beloved city of Oakland.

TRUE VINE MINISTRIES

Liberating the world with the love Of God.

WORD ASSEMBLY

Word Assembly exists to teach people how to live the way God intended. And to do Ministry which is helping others at our God given capacity.

JAMES A WATSON WELLNESS CENTER

The James A. Watson Wellness Center is an African-American health care center focusing on disparities in disease within the African-American community.

GLOBAL COMMUNICATION EDUCATION & ARTS

GCEA's mission is to advocate, educate empower, and train African immigrants & African American communities in the Bay Area.

SHADE

To empower survivors of sexual exploitation, human trafficking, and domestic violence. Survivor Leadership is paramount to creating positive change and empowerment within and outside the movement.

MEN OF INFLUENCE

Men of influence is building bridges to restore, respect, and accountability to our youth.

WEST OAKLAND HEALTH

West Oakland Health Council’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of the communities it serves by providing the highest quality of health care and treatment for its diverse patient population throughout Alameda County.

OAKLAND FRONTLINE HEALER DIRECTORY

OFH Community Advocate: Cathy Leonard - cathy.leonard3@gmail.com




Adamika Village
● Population Served: Victim’s Families, Seniors, COVID-19 Vulnerable, Re-Entry
● Services: Food and Resource Distribution and Delivery, Outreach, Violence Interruption
& Mediation, Supporting Victims and their Families after the loss of a loved one (i.e.
funeral preparation, vigils, intermediary with OPD, CalVIP)
● Point of Contact: Daryle Allums: adamikaadamika@gmail.com
● Point of Contact: Tanya Dennis: uractivist@gmail.com





Black Cultural Zone
● Population Served: Black Owned and Operated Businesses; East Oakland Businesses
(High Street to San Leandro Border)
● Services: Technical Support and Advocacy; Connections to Resources
● Point of Contact: Caroline Johnson: carolyn@blackculturalzone.org





BLACK LEADERS COALITION
● Population Served: Descendants of enslaved Africans and People of color
● Services: Promotion of the African Way, Freedom Schools and Peace in the Streets

● Point of Contact: Tanya Dennis: tanyaddennis@yahoo.com




BOSS
● Population Served: Homeless, Re-Entry, Victim’s Families
● Services: Outreach, Case Management, Career and Employment Training for Re-Entry,
Violence Interruption & Mediation, Shelter and Motel Stays
● Point of Contact: Miguel Garibay: mgaribey@self-sufficiency.org




D3 Cares Movement

● Population Served: West Oakland Seniors
● Services: Food and Resource Distribution and Delivery, Outreach, Problem Solving for
Seniors
● Point of Contact: Brigitte Cook: brijecoo@aol.com




Department of Violence Prevention
● Population Served: All of Oakland
● Services: Violence Interruption around Homicides, CSEC, and DV
● Point of Contact: Brigitte Cook: brijecoo@aol.com
● Point of Contact: Antoine Towers: mrtowers2002@gmail.com




The James A. Watson Wellness Center and Preventive Care Pathways
● Population Served: All Oaklanders, including vulnerable, low income, indigent homeless,
under served, previously incarcerated and at risk minorities
● Services: Medical Examinations, COVID-19 Testing, Medical Education around Nutrition,
Outreach
● Point of Contact: Genine Turner: genine.turner@drwatsonwellness.com
● Point of Contact: Direct line 510.444.9460 x 365
● Point of Contact: 510.444.9460 x 366 for COVID 19 testing appointments only




East Oakland Collective
● Population Served: Unsheltered and Seniors
● Services: Outreach, Food and Resource Distribution and Delivery, Encampment
Sanitation Support and Outreach
● Point of Contact: Candice Elder: candice@eastoaklandcollective.com




Global Communication Education and Arts
● Population Served: African Immigrants, especially Seniors, Families, Unsheltered, and
those with limited mobility
● Services: Wrap Around Services including Legal and immigrant advocacy Support,
Shelter for African Immigrants, Grocery and PPE Distribution and Delivery
● Point of Contact: Almaz Yihdego- info.gcsinc@gmail.com




HOUSE OF PRAYER EVERYWHERE
● Food Distribution
● Point of Contact: Dr. Senobia Ellis senoblaso@sbcglobal.net
● Point of Contact: Pamela Emerson theholylnme@gmail.com




Men of Influence
● Population Served: Justice Involved Youth, Victim’s Families
● Services: Violence Interruption and Mediation, Support for Victims’ Families, Monthly
Events at Hotspots to Deter Violence
● Point of Contact: Glen Upshaw Senior menofinfluences@gmail.com




Mercer Brotherhood , the North Oakland Restorative Justice Council
● Population Served: Unsheltered and Youth
● Services: Food and Resource Distribution and Delivery
● Point of Contact: Leo Mercer: themercerbrotherhood@gmail.com




OFH Media and Communications
● Population Served: Oakland CA
● Services: Production of COVID-19 and Anti-gun Violence literature, social media outreach,
Website management, media campaign, distribution of media materials, grant-writing for OFH Members.
● Point of Contact: Tanya Dennis: uractivist@gmail.com




Owning My Own Truth
● Population Served: Women experiencing DV or other crisis
● Services: DV Hotline, Empowerment Programing, Case Management and Therapy
● Point of Contact: Tina Robinson: robinsontina82@gmail.com




Realizing Potential Inc.
● Population Served: Justice Involved Youth and COVID-19 Vulnerable
● Services: Outreach, Food and Resource Distribution and Delivery, Youth Mentorship,
Programs including Anger Management, Life Coaching, Conflict Resolution, Confronting
Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking
● Point of Contact: Darren White: dwhite@rpicares.com




Roots Community Clinic
● Population Served: All in East Oakland, COVID-19 Vulnerable
● Services: COVID-19 testing, Mental Health Services, General Health Services, Case
Management, Food Distribution on Site, Unsheltered Outreach and Street Medicine,
Emergency Shelter Units, Senior Food Delivery
● Point of Contact: Jamaica Sowell: jamaica@rootsclinic.org 510-777-1177




Serenity House (Sister to Sister 2)
● Population Served: Women aged 21-55 who have experienced violence, incarceration,
homelessness, addiction
● Services: Intensive Case Management, Counseling, Healing Groups, Job Readiness, Sober
Living Housing & Substance Abuse Treatment, Advocacy, Access to Healthcare and
Mental Health Services, Distribution of PPE, Hotel Rooms + wrap around services for
women released from prison and experiencing homelessness or violence.

● Point of Contact: Melissa Hellums: melissa@serenityhouseoakland.org
● Point of Contact: Office Number: 510-891-0464
● Point of Contact: Sherrol Gray: 510-730-5703




S.H.A.D.E Movement
● Population Served: Human Trafficking and Sex Industry Survivors, all ages and gender
throughout the SF/Bay Area
● Services: Provides support groups, mentor-ship, skill-building training & pathways to
success, victim/survivor advocacy crisis intervention, economic leadership
opportunities, prevention and social justice workshops, and street outreach.
● Point of Contact Admin: info@shademovement.org Support Line: 510-437-0192




True Vine Ministries
● Covid 19-testing
● Vaccine distribution
● COVID-19 Health Information with Dr. Donna
● Point of Contact: Admin: Brigette Cook: brijecoo@aol.com
● Point of Contact: Dr. Donna: mydrdonna@gmail.com




Umoja Health
● Testing
● Vaccine Distribution
● COVID-19 Health Information w/ Dr. Kim Rhodes
● Point of Contact: Kim Rhodes kim.rhoads@ucsf.edu




Vision Quilt
● Population Served: Youth throughout Oakland
● Services: Provision of Art Kits and Homemade Masks through Outreach Providers
● Point of Contact: Cathy Deforest: visionquilt@gmail.com




Word Assembly
● Population Served: East Oakland
● Services: Food Distribution
● Point of Contact: Denise Clark : deniseclark08@comcast.net
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