Case managers and an employment specialist listen as a former gang member speaks of his experience, successes and hopes for the future.
Intensive services and support are provided by faith-based organizations and are coordinated by Oakland Unite, a collaboration of City-funded efforts for those most affected by violence. For Ceasefire, this support includes:
- Intensive commitment to individuals linking them to programs such as paid job training, substance abuse counseling, educational and legal support.
- Crisis response for shootings and homicides.