Oakland Leaf cultivates community transformation through creative education
for youth and families.
Our goal is simple, give our
students and their parents the resources they need to become agents of positive
change in their community.
Our vision: Oakland Leaf emboldens youth and families to be creative
leaders who actualize a more
loving, just, and vibrant Oakland.
October 27th Community Event
Oakland Leaf invites you join our community building efforts at the exciting, new Lost & Found restaurant from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. We will enjoy delicious food, drinks, and music while raising funds to support Oakland Leaf’s literacy and restorative justice work — all part of our vision of a more loving, just, and vibrant Oakland.
To learn more about this and other upcoming events please visit our Events page.
- Oakland Unified School District's Youth Program evaluations demonstrate that our programs are "high performing in all areas". Our programs received a 4.6 out of 5, while the national average is 3.39.
- Out of Oakland's total population, approx. 30% of those under the age of 18 are living below the poverty line.
- From 2010 to 2012, 91% of seniors in our Roots program were accepted to college.
- The national rate for childhood obesity is 17%, but Oakland's rate is 31%.