ReSet 80/80/3 - Advocate for a rapid reduction in crime
Create & Implement Cold Case Policy for OPD
Create and Implement Trauma Informed Training for OPD
Reach out and engage the community through street outreach, school based and faith based education, community center counseling and legal aide services and food distribution
Engage adults through prevention and intervention actions such as restraining orders, victim compensation, housing services, case management, coaching, crisis response/stabilization, workforce development, and support and referral lines
Provide one-on-one youth services; for example, support with housing (girls ages 13-17); intervention “Game” Program (men trafficking diversion program, etc.); career support; and search and rescue
Resource agencies working with victims of GBV with funding & grants, policy and advocacy, and self-care services for providers
Promote systemic change that impacts victims of GBV, including HMIS systems requirements and implications for GBV, City of Oakland policy, domestic violence reporting, and immigration
Gun Violence Prevention
Establish solid foundation for family engagement and stabilization
Reduce Gun Violence
Address situations that initiate Gun Violence
Reduce the number of guns in the community – start with ghost guns
Youth + Education
Form VPC Youth Teen Council to advise VPC
Fund an Executive Manager to continue Vision Quilt’s work in Oakland including:
expanding the Peace In the Streets Banner project and promoting the “Addressing Gun Violence; Creating Visionaries, Storytellers and Community Activists” curriculum into OUSD schools
Establish Freedom School sessions in East Oakland empowering youth through Restorative Circles, Black history and culture, playwriting and performance, violence prevention, financial literacy, cooking, African dance, Capoeira Martial Arts, music, and art.
Provide institutional (Juvenile Hall) based workshops featuring the Addressing Gun Violence curriculum, Therapeutic Storytelling and art therapy.
Create a youth-led theater piece based on violence prevention, personal empowerment, and community healing to perform for the community.
Create a platform for youth to create positive music to counteract the negative messaging currently in the Oakland community