Youth UpRising

About Us

Youth UpRising (YU) is a multi-service community transformation hub, located in the heart of East Oakland, providing comprehensive, fully integrated health, wellness, educational, career, arts, and cultural programming to Alameda County youth and young adults, ages 13-24.


Our mission is to transform East Oakland into a healthy and economically robust community by developing the leadership of youth and young adults and improving the systems that impact them.

Our four core program areas:

•    Health & Wellness (in partnership with Children’s Hospital of Oakland)

•    Career & Education

•    Arts & Expression

•    Civic Engagement

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