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United Roots Oakland


United Roots engages and empowers marginalized youth in socially innovative ways.We accomplish this by providing:

  • Arts and media training, instilling confidence and developing talents
  • Career and workforce development, cultivating innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Community engagement, building bridges to local organizations and employers
  • Wellness services, creating a safe, sustainable environment for youth to heal and grow


Galen Silvestri
Executive Director