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Leaders In Training

Leaders In Training

OAKLAND Leaders In Training is a youth organizing & social justice leadership program for high school-aged youth from neighborhoods directly impacted by community violence and mass incarceration. LIT MOB youth members work to shift the culture in Oakland from hopelessness
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Past Programs

Past Programs

Silence The Violence In 2006, Urban Peace Movement’s founders Nicole Lee and Xiomara Castro partnered with the United Roots Center and the SF-based United Playaz Organization to launch Silence The Violence Day in response to a stark trend of homicides
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Justice Reinvestment Summit at West Oakland Youth Center

The Justice Reinvestment Summit and Community Resource Fair is part of an on-going effort by community members, lawyers, service providers, faith leaders, and grassroots organizations to provide access to services that will enhance community members’ ability to gain employment and find quality housing.

DeMario Lewis

DeMario is from West Oakland where his Grandmother raised him. He started learning graphic design with the DetermiNation Black Men’s Group in 2013. He founded his own company called BLK Graphics (Born Living Kings), which offers graphic design to the
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