Department of Violence Prevention 2021 Town Nights Events



On Monday, November 22, The Department of Violence Prevention, in partnership with Urban Peace Movement (UPM), Hoover-Foster RAC, Khadafy Washington Foundation, TRYBE, Inc., Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice (CURYJ), Root Community Health Center (ROOTS), Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS), Adamika Village, Basic Ministry and Homies Empowerment is kicking off the 2021 Town Nights events at eight locations across the city of Oakland! Town Nights events aim to change community norms around violence through community engagement, intervention and celebration. We hope you can join us at a location near you.


Monday, November 22

Friday, December 3

Friday, December 10

Friday, December 17


6:00 pm to 10:00 pm


West Oakland

  • ACORN Learning Center

UPM & Khadafy Washington Foundation

1143 10th Street Oakland


  • West Oakland Youth Center

UPM & Hoover-Foster RAC

3233 Market St, Oakland


Central Oakland

  • Josie De La Cruz Park


1637 Fruitvale Ave

  • San Antonio Park


1701 E 19th St


East Oakland

  • Arroyo Viejo Park

Black Cultural Zone

7701 Krause Ave.

  • ROOTS Health Center

7272 MacArthur Blvd. Oakland

  • Castlemont High School - GYM

BOSS & Adamika Village

8601 MacArthur Blvd Bldg. 300, Oakland, CA 94605

  • Elmhurst Park

Basic Ministry & Homies Empowerment

9700 C St. Oakland, CA 94603

All events are free and open to community members of all ages. Events include free food, games, sports, entertainment, and more! For questions and more information regarding a specific location, please contact the agency directly. You can download the flyers in both Spanish and English below.



For general questions contact, Jennifer Argueta at or (510) 409-7311.

Department of Violence Prevention 2021 Town Nights Events Image


See flyer for details!

Accessibility and Interpretation Requests

Contact us to request disability-related accommodations, American Sign Language (ASL), Mandarin, Spanish or another language interpreter at least five (5) business days before the event.

All meetings held in-person are wheelchair accessible. Please refrain from wearing scented products as a courtesy to attendees with chemical sensitivities.