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.
Oakland Leaf annual dinner gala celebrates community, youth empowerment, and education.
- 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%.