Safe Passages Program Videos 

 

Elev8 – Overview

Elev8 is a national initiative dedicated to providing middle-school age youth and their families with a coordinated array of services to support student success in school and life by providing a powerful combination of high-quality supports. Safe Passages in Oakland was selected by Atlantic Philanthropies in 2008 to lead this full service community schools initiative along with the cities of Chicago and Baltimore and the State of New Mexico. This video highlights the components of Elev8 – Academic, Health, Family Supports and accomplishments to date. For more information, visit: http://safepassages.org/elev8-oakland/

 

Elev8 Oakland Family Engagement Video

This video highlights the family engagement work at West Oakland Middle School, one of the five original Safe Passages Elev8 Middle School sites in Oakland. It was produced in partnership with StoryTellers for Good and Bright Research Group. For more information, visit: http://safepassages.org/elev8-oakland/

 

Elev8 Oakland – A Youth Led Urban Arts Enterprise

 

In the summer of 2013, Safe Passages joined forces with youth residents of the Havenscourt neighborhood in Oakland to create an urban arts movement dedicated to uplifting the consciousness of how our city is portrayed. The youth of this movement seek to Elev8 Oakland by portraying images of peace, hope and strength through their art.  This video gives voice to the youth in this movement. For more information, visit: http://safepassages.org/urban-arts-overview/