Due to an overwhelming response, we have closed our registration for this program.

The Unity Council’s Summer Earn and Learn 10-week program is sponsored by The City of Oakland’s Summer Youth Employment Program to provide 40 Oakland youth, ages 16-21, opportunities to earn money, gain meaningful work experience and improve their job-readiness skills

The program offers help managing your basic needs: transportation, food, phone bill, child care, etc.

All participants receive a Chromebook as part of the enrollment courtesy of United Way.


  • Must be an Oakland resident
  • 16-21 years of age
  • SS and ITIN are acceptable 


  • Individual and group coaching sessions
  • Earn $1,500 Stipend for 100 hours of participation 
  • Receive an additional $250 in Supportive Services

Meet Our Coaches

Leo Gonzalez, Ulises Magallon, Alma Barrera Garcia, Eric Castaño

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