What is Collective Impact?

This short video by the Collective Impact Forum illustrates how collective impact works and why it’s an effective approach to social change. The JPA applies a Collective Impact approach to improve collaboration between agencies, among other approaches. Learn more about collective impact at www.collectiveimpactforum.org.

Linked Learning in Oakland Unified

How do you help students in underserved communities graduate high school, attend college, and position them for successful and fulfilling careers? Naomi Post of The Atlantic Philanthropies discusses the foundation’s major investment to expand Oakland Unified School District’s Linked Learning program and provide opportunities for young people to pursue health care professions in Alameda County. The JPA will support efforts to connect more students to Linked Learning in Oakland.

Captain Leronne Armstrong

Oakland Police Captain and YVJPA Board Member LeRonne Armstrong tells AJ+ that as an African American, sometimes it’s better to change police culture from within. From video journalist Brittany Johnson in California.
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