Resist Fear, Assist Love — Oakland Leaf’s 2nd Annual Community Celebration Dear ... Gala 2017


Join Us for our 2nd Annual Gala, Thursday, March 23 2017!

We hope you will join us for Oakland Leaf’s 2nd Annual Community Celebration, Resist Fear, Assist Love at the Starline Social Club on Thursday, March 23 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.
Our annual dinner gala celebrates community, youth empowerment, and education. The night begins with a cocktail hour at the downstairs bar, and is followed by a dinner and student performances. An auction concludes the night. And then we drop the balloons.
Proceeds directly support programming for our youth.
Date: Thursday, March 23; 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Starline Social Club: 2236 M.L.K. Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94612
Please contact us at  or call (510) 564-4334 to reserve your seat at this very special event.

Download this Sponsorship Form to read all about the benefits of sponsoring this event!

Our Annual Report for 2014-2016 is out!

Oakland Leaf’s 2014-2016 Annual Report is out and is chock full of news and beautiful images. Just click on the link below to browse through the digital copy. We hope you enjoy it!


Much Love!



2014-16 Annual Report





Oakland Leaf’s Peace Camp ’15

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Oakland Peace Camp turned 12 this year – and what a celebration of life, it was. This project-based arts and social justice summer camp was an inspiring combination of activities designed to explore students identities and the issues they face in life and their communities.  So, who attended Oakland Peace Camp? Glad you asked!

  • 150 students (50 more than the year before!)
  • 25 high school and college interns
  • 8 Local Artists
  • 1 Summer Expo featuring:
  • 4 police departments, including
  • 2 chiefs of police, 1 City Council Member and 2 OUSD School Board Members, and,
  • 1 major network news station covering the event.

Check out the footage:


Leaf Love Winter 2014

This issue features information about our

  • Leaf Cyphers
  • Oakland Leaf’s Vision
  • Thematic Units
  • Family Resource Center
  • Love Cultivating Schoolyards
  • All Oakland Youth Talent Showcase






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Thank you for your years of service!






Leaf Love Winter 2013













This issue features information about our

  • New Programs
  • Love Cultivating Schoolyards
  • Roots
  • After-School Programs
  • Students and Parents’ Perspectives

We plant seeds to grow. We root in, rise up, and branch out. We're committed to stay.