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Alameda County Voters Are Clear: They Want a New Direction

On Tuesday, November 8, Alameda County voters spoke loudly through the ballot in favor of new leaders who ran on platforms to challenge the status quo and further new and […]

Alameda County Voters Are Clear: They Want a New Direction

11.19.2022

On Tuesday, November 8, Alameda County voters spoke loudly through the ballot in favor of new leaders who ran on platforms to challenge the status quo and further new and […]

Two candidates are vying for history in Alameda D.A.’s race. Here’s what they’re saying

  Two candidates are vying for history in Alameda D.A.’s race. Here’s what they’re saying Joshua Sharpe Sep. 30, 2022Updated: Oct. 4, 2022 4 p.m. Chief Assistant District Attorney Terry […]

Two candidates are vying for history in Alameda D.A.’s race. Here’s what they’re saying

9.30.2022

  Two candidates are vying for history in Alameda D.A.’s race. Here’s what they’re saying Joshua Sharpe Sep. 30, 2022Updated: Oct. 4, 2022 4 p.m. Chief Assistant District Attorney Terry […]

  UPM and CURYJ, YWFC, EBC, and SV- Debug released a Resentencing Toolkit and roadmap for families and people with incarcerated loved ones!   You can download the the PDF […]

Resentencing Road Map and Toolkit

3.15.2022

  UPM and CURYJ, YWFC, EBC, and SV- Debug released a Resentencing Toolkit and roadmap for families and people with incarcerated loved ones!   You can download the the PDF […]

#KnowYourDA With primary elections around the corner in June 2022, it’s crucial for community members to understand the power a District Attorney holds, including the concrete policies and practices they […]

Know Your DA Month of Action

3.3.2022

#KnowYourDA With primary elections around the corner in June 2022, it’s crucial for community members to understand the power a District Attorney holds, including the concrete policies and practices they […]

In 2021, Urban Peace Movement organized with youth of color and community members impacted by mass incarceration and community violence and pushed systems leaders to reimagine youth justice and public […]

2021 UPM End of Year Report

12.1.2021

In 2021, Urban Peace Movement organized with youth of color and community members impacted by mass incarceration and community violence and pushed systems leaders to reimagine youth justice and public […]

MEDIA ADVISORY Tuesday, April 6, 2021   Press Contact:  Bilen Mesfin Packwood, bilen@change-llc.com   New Urban Peace Movement Survey Shows 87 Percent of Black Men Feel Unsafe When They See […]

New Urban Peace Movement Survey Shows 87 Percent of Black Men Feel Unsafe When They See Police in Their Communities

4.6.2021

MEDIA ADVISORY Tuesday, April 6, 2021   Press Contact:  Bilen Mesfin Packwood, bilen@change-llc.com   New Urban Peace Movement Survey Shows 87 Percent of Black Men Feel Unsafe When They See […]

Alameda County District Attorney Office’s Practices Lead to Overcriminalization, Needlessly Cost County Money, and Promote Mass Incarceration ACLU of Northern California and Urban Peace Movement Call for Alameda County District […]

In(Justice) in Alameda County: A Case for Reform and Accountability

3.28.2021

Alameda County District Attorney Office’s Practices Lead to Overcriminalization, Needlessly Cost County Money, and Promote Mass Incarceration ACLU of Northern California and Urban Peace Movement Call for Alameda County District […]

For Urban Peace Movement (UPM), as for all the world, the year 2020 presented unprecedented challenges. We were called, as were all community-based organizations, to respond to the wildly fluctuating […]

2020 UPM End of Year Report

12.1.2020

For Urban Peace Movement (UPM), as for all the world, the year 2020 presented unprecedented challenges. We were called, as were all community-based organizations, to respond to the wildly fluctuating […]

Alameda County Voters Back Replacing Youth Incarceration with Health and Community Based Approaches, New Poll Shows 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  October 22, 2020  Media contact:  Bilen Mesfin Packwood, bilen@change-llc.com  Alameda County Voters Back Replacing Youth Incarceration with Health and Community Based Approaches, New Poll Shows  (OAKLAND)—Two-thirds of […]

Alameda County Voters Back Replacing Youth Incarceration with Health and Community Based Approaches, New Poll Shows 

11.17.2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  October 22, 2020  Media contact:  Bilen Mesfin Packwood, bilen@change-llc.com  Alameda County Voters Back Replacing Youth Incarceration with Health and Community Based Approaches, New Poll Shows  (OAKLAND)—Two-thirds of […]

Urban Peace Movement has conducted a new poll on voter attitudes towards youth justice in Alameda County. According to the poll, two-thirds of Alameda County voters back replacing youth incarceration […]

New Poll: Alameda County Voters Back Replacing Youth Incarceration with Health and Community-Based Approaches

10.21.2020

Urban Peace Movement has conducted a new poll on voter attitudes towards youth justice in Alameda County. According to the poll, two-thirds of Alameda County voters back replacing youth incarceration […]

As Urban Peace Movement continues to evolve our work to meet the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to update our supporters about our response, emerging needs, and […]

An Update from Executive Director Nicole Lee About UPM’s COVID-19 Response

9.23.2020

As Urban Peace Movement continues to evolve our work to meet the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to update our supporters about our response, emerging needs, and […]

It is with immeasurable sadness that we share the news that UPM’s Deputy Director, Dr. Prince White, passed away in August 2018. Prince was a fierce warrior in the fight […]

A Tribute to Dr. Prince White

12.6.2018

It is with immeasurable sadness that we share the news that UPM’s Deputy Director, Dr. Prince White, passed away in August 2018. Prince was a fierce warrior in the fight […]

We are honored to announce that UPM’s Executive Director, Nicole Lee, was recognized on Ebony Magazine’s prestigious Power 100 List for 2018 in the Community Crusaders category. The Power 100 […]

UPM’s Executive Director Named on Ebony Magazine’s Power 100 List

12.6.2018

We are honored to announce that UPM’s Executive Director, Nicole Lee, was recognized on Ebony Magazine’s prestigious Power 100 List for 2018 in the Community Crusaders category. The Power 100 […]

Join as hundreds of community members speak to county leaders about the need to implement re-entry jobs and other vital programs that remove barriers and lift up our communities. We […]

We Rise Together:Invest in People, Not Punishment Town Hall

4.21.2017

Join as hundreds of community members speak to county leaders about the need to implement re-entry jobs and other vital programs that remove barriers and lift up our communities. We […]

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