OFCY Resources, Trainings & Events

If you'd like to add an upcoming event listing, please email Sachelle at sheavens@oaklandca.gov


Project Re-Connect 

Family Connections

Family Connections has been Project Re-Connect Inc.’s core program since 1991, serving families of Oakland as well as Alameda County. The unique 6-week model which incorporates a group of 6-12 participants along with their parent/guardian helps families to rebuild and strengthen their “family connections”. Through vital topics dialogue is created around issues families are facing such as past traumas, trust, challenges in school, etc.; discussion in conjunction with interactive group and or family activities introduces the essential tools needed for a healthier future which are implemented each week. This program allows for the student and parent to receive support from their peers and also other members of their community which helps to create a “family” atmosphere within each group.

Who could benefit from our program:

  •   Families who have had past traumas, loss, breakdowns in communication, and or challenges around trust or respect
  •   Families of youth recently entering the Juvenile Justice System
  •   Youth having challenges in school
  •   Families dealing with recent transitions or re-connecting

Refer to the English and Spanish language flyers below:

 Fall 2018 FC Page 1

Fall 2018 FC Page 2


Career Connect

Wednesdays         4p-6:30        2577 MacArthur Blvd.         $50 Stipend

Career Connect is a 7-week career exploration and preparation program for students Grades 6th-12th.  Attendees will get a jump start on their career planning as they begin, or continue, to explore and sharpen their skills. Through interactive learning activities, students will narrow down future career and college choices as they assess their skills, talents, and interests.  Students will build upon their career skills and life skills simultaneously. Life skills include, but are not limited to, communication, decision making, goal setting, etc.  

Refer to the English and Spanish language flyers below:

Career Sept2. 2018 Page 1

Career Sept2. 2018 Page 2


Oakland Unified School District Community Partnerships 

OUSD is connecting with all partners at the district level through the Annual Partnership Process.  OUSD hopes to increase communication and alignment with partners, and uplift the outcomes of community schools.

Who is subject to the Partnership Process? All Current Site-Based Partners of OUSD. This means all outside organizations or individuals entering OUSD schools or interacting with students to provide services during the current school year and/or summer, including After-school Subcontractors entering OUSD schools under lead agencies. For more information:


The Oakland Summer Learning Network

OSLN is a coordinated and collaborative effort to develop a citywide system of quality summer learning opportunities in Oakland, with a focus on improving access for children and youth from under-resourced families. Our vision is that the children and youth of Oakland have equitable access to high quality summer learning opportunities. Learn more at https://oaklandsummerlearning.net/


InPlay: Fill your classes: list in Oakland's new Activity Guide

InPlay is a non-profit partner with the City of Oakland, OUSD and the Oakland Summer Learning Network connecting families with out-of-school programs. Visit the site at: Oakland.InPlay.org. Parents search InPlay's free website to access hundreds of local and affordable after-school and summer programs. Email provider@inplay.org to get listed.