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The Unity Council’s CEO, Chris Iglesias Honored as Most Admired CEO by San Francisco Business Times
SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2024 /The Unity Council/ — The San Francisco Business Times has named The Unity Council’s CEO, Chris Iglesias as one of the Most Admired CEOs among Bay Area businesses and nonprofits. In an article now appearing in the weekly publication, Iglesias is recognized […]
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The Unity Council Joins Forces with Local Artist Jet Martinez to Create This Year’s Oakland Día de los Muertos Poster Art
Oakland, CA – September 12th, 2023 – The Unity Council is excited to announce a dynamic collaboration with renowned local artist Jet Martinez to produce the official poster art for this year’s Oakland Día de los Muertos celebration. This partnership […]
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Create an altar for the 28th Annual Oakland Día de Los Muertos Festival
Hello Community! Join us and create an altar for the 28th Annual Oakland Día de Los Muertos Festival! We invite you to commemorate someone special, a group of people, or a cause with an altar of the dead. Altars are […]
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Now Accepting Head Start & Early Head Start Applications!

Join our Head Start and Early Head Start preschool program! Depending on the needs of our families, location, and availability, we offer both center-based and home-based care. Center-based programs take place at one of our locations in Oakland or Concord.

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We believe that our employees are the strongest asset of our organization. Our team of more than 300 employees are diverse, talented, driven to excellence, and reflect the community we serve.
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