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Vision Statement

All children and youth in Oakland will thrive and have the support of the entire community to lead safe, healthy and productive lives.


Mission Statement

We provide strategic funding to support Oakland's children and youth from birth to 21 years of age to become healthy, happy, educated, engaged, powerful and loved community members.


OFCY Core Values

Social and Economic Equity - All children and youth have a fundamental right for a safe and healthy life and a quality education. We value the concerted application of our resources toward those youth in greatest need.


Child and Youth Development - We support efforts to promote the social, emotional, physical, cognitive and spiritual development of children to instill individual and community pride and leadership.


Community and Collaboration- We embrace the idea that by pooling our resources and working together, we can accomplish great things.