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Casa Sueños Breaks Ground! Celebrating 181 Units of Affordable Housing in Fruitvale

Affordable housing advocates and community members and leaders gathered in the heart of Fruitvale to celebrate the launch of construction for Casa Sueños, a 181-unit affordable housing development steps away from the Fruitvale BART Station.   Last month’s groundbreaking of Casa Sueños was a […]... Read More ➞

For Immediate Release: SVA Architects and The Unity Council Join Project Partners for Groundbreaking of Fruitvale Transit Village Phase IIB, Casa Sueños

National Model for TOD Development Continues Legacy with Third Stage of Redevelopment Oakland, CA, August 26, 2021 – This morning, SVA Architects and The Unity Council joined BRIDGE Housing to celebrate the Groundbreaking of Casa Sueños, the third stage of […]... Read More ➞

For Immediate Release: The Unity Council and BRIDGE Housing Break Ground on Casa Sueños

181 Affordable Homes for Families in Oakland’s Fruitvale District OAKLAND, August 26, 2021–Today, state and local dignitaries and the Oakland community will join nonprofit co-developers The Unity Council and BRIDGE Housing to celebrate the groundbreaking of Casa Sueños, which will […]... Read More ➞

Casa Arabella Selected as one of the Winners of the Urban Land Institute’s Americas Awards for Excellence

Winners are automatically entered in the ULI Global Awards for Excellence competition. Twelve impressive developments from across North America have been selected as winners of the 2021 ULI Americas Awards for Excellence. The winners include 10 from the United States […]... Read More ➞

Resilient Fruitvale Collaborative Submits $40M Emergency Fund Budget Request to Alameda County to Help Communities Hit Hard by the Pandemic

For Immediate Release Funding will support 17 community-based organizations that provide critical services to residents experiencing hunger, loss of income, and housing issues OAKLAND, CA – July 27, 2021-  As cases of the Covid-19 delta variant continue to rise in […]... Read More ➞

The Unity Council, La Clinica, and UCSF Join Forces to Fight COVID-19 With Vaccine and Community Ambassadors in Oakland’s Hardest-Hit Fruitvale District

For Immediate Release   Campaign runs through end of the year; Data shows Latinos and Blacks highest infections rates, lowest vaccination rates in Alameda County  OAKLAND, CA — July 27, 2021 — COVID-19 is a leading cause of death in […]... Read More ➞

Historic Child Tax Credit will Start Delivering Checks to East Bay Families in July

OAKLAND, CA – On Monday, June 21, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) will urge East Bay families to apply for the new Child Tax Credit – a provision of the American Rescue Plan that will start delivering checks to eligible families as […]... Read More ➞

Fruitvale Senior Receives Free Tax Services in Fruitvale, Plus Vital Services to Weather the Pandemic

Luis first visited The Unity Council in March 2021 after hearing about our free tax services through our partners at the Spanish Speaking Citizens Foundation.   Before The Unity Council, Luis filed his taxes with a local tax professional for the […]... Read More ➞

U.S. Veteran is Connected with Transformative Resources at Casa Arabella

Michael lived a life of many achievements. The Oakland resident served in the U.S. Navy, graduated from UC Berkeley with his Master’s degree, and held successful careers in the banking and tech industries. But after experiencing chronic health issues, Michael, […]... Read More ➞

Jessica Peregrina’s Career Goal: To Help Oakland Youth Thrive

Jessica Peregrina has always known she wanted to work in a nonprofit setting: she has been an advocate for creating a welcoming space for underserved voices, especially youth of color. Peregrina joined The Unity Council (TUC) in September 2017 as […]... Read More ➞