A Beacon of Light: Come Celebrate With Us

You are cordially invited to Beacon of Light: our 20th Anniversary fundraiser and celebration of Mothers on May 6th, 2018 at the Sierra Club in Downtown Oakland.

The Beacon of Light

On April 3rd, 2018 we launched The Beacon of Light, our new photo documentary book project in collaboration with Photographer, Amir Saadiq.

Jobs for Single Moms

Thanks to our customers and supporters, we successfully raised $11,410 for the wages to hire a new single mother (with matching funds from Alameda County AC Hire funds).

A Framework for State-Level Promise Zones

Earlier this year, President Barack Obama announced the launch of the Promise Zones initiative, an effort to strengthen the federal government’s relationship with local leaders and to increase access to the resources and expertise necessary to improve mobility and economic opportunity for high-poverty communities.

2013 Oakland Youth-Friendly Business Award

2013 Oakland Youth-Friendly Business Award Since 2009, uu has provided internships to more than 40 youth from East and West Oakland neighborhoods, in collaboration with the Oakland Youth Employment Program.