2020 VITA Impact Report

For the past 18 years, The Unity Council’s VITA service has provided the community with more than free tax services; the VITA tax site serves as a full-service community resource center.  We also provided tax clients with benefit screenings, financial […]... Read More ➞

Our Team Partners with Industry Leaders to Develop a Tool for Workforce Development Agencies Working with Immigrants

The Unity Council, Construction Trades Workforce Initiative, and Social Policy Associates partnered to develop a “Guide for Connecting Immigrant Construction Workers to Quality Jobs and Training Opportunities.” This guide, which emerged from our team’s work, is intended for organizations seeking to assist immigrant workers not only in the […]... Read More ➞

Press Conference: Oakland Community Leaders, UCSF, and Mayor Schaaf Announce Data Results of COVID-19 testing event and impact of the virus on Oakland’s Fruitvale’s Latino community

Sanando Juntos: Fruitvale COVID-19 Testing Campaign: Nearly 1100 people were tested; 39 tested positive for COVID-19 OAKLAND, CA – Oct. 14, 2020 –  Oakland community leaders, UCSF, and Mayor Libby Schaaf announced the full results of the two-day Sanando Juntos […]... Read More ➞