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Children 5-11 Years-Old Are Now Eligible for Safe, Effective COVID-19 Vaccine

Children 5-11 Years-Old Are Now Eligible for Safe, Effective COVID-19 Vaccine  Last week, the CDC recommended the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine can be safely administered to children to prevent severe illness and death. The vaccine was shown to have a 90.9 percent […]... Read More ➞

The Unity Council and Rise Up Announces Partnership to Enable Girl Leaders in Oakland

In efforts of creating an equitable future for girls and gender-expansive youth in Oakland, The Unity Council is partnering with a global organization committed to creating girl leaders and drive exponential change for themselves and their communities.    Currently in its planning […]... Read More ➞

The Unity Council Remembers a Friend and Supporter

The Unity Council mourns the sudden passing of Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan and the conclusion of over four decades of extraordinary service to Bay Area residents. Supervisor Chan was the first Asian American to be elected to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, first serving from 1995-2000. She was elected to […]... Read More ➞

Sign-up to Receive Tools to Help You Grow Your Small Business!

In September 2020, The Unity Council’s Small Business Services Kickoff with its Marketing Segment of what is now Onward Oakland/ Adelante Oakland, a campaign that provides small businesses with technical support to help small businesses to move towards the 21st […]... Read More ➞

HUD Secretary Visits the Fruitvale Transit Village

On October 14th, The Unity Council welcomed U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge to the Fruitvale Transit Village as part of a two-day stop in the Bay Area to address California’s affordable housing crisis. Secretary Fudge was inspired […]... Read More ➞

Are You an Oakland Small Business Owner? Apply for the Comcast RISE grant!

From October 1 through October 14, eligible businesses in Oakland can apply for a $10,000 grant through the Comcast RISE Investment Fund, a multi-year, multi-faceted initiative launched in October 2020 to support small businesses owned by people of color. This […]... Read More ➞

California’s Eviction Moratorium Ends September 30th

The California Eviction Moratorium is set to end this month. At the moment, we don’t know if it will be extended. We know that many families may have questions about what to do and where to find help if this protection […]... Read More ➞

Meet Daniel Camacho, Artist of the Year – 2021 Oakland Dia de los Muertos

We are pleased to announce Daniel Camacho is this year’s Oakland Dia de los Muertos artist of the year!   For more than two decades, the Oakland artist has been instrumental in amplifying community artistry and preserving nuestra cultura (our culture) in Fruitvale.    This year’s art piece, Naturaleza Viva, Raíces del […]... Read More ➞

Shop at Target and Support The Unity Council!

The Unity Council is participating in the Target Circle program! When you shop in person or online at Target from October 1st through December 31, your purchases directly supports our mission. For full program details and restrictions visit Target Circle. Not a member […]... Read More ➞

Adelante Fruitvale: Adelante Comerciante

A new initiative to empower and reimagine small business strategies in Fruitvale is currently underway at The Unity Council! This month, the Small Business Services team recently launched Onward Oakland: Adelante Oakland in an effort to help Oakland small businesses develop an innovative business model while providing the resources they need.   Onward Oakland: […]... Read More ➞