The Solution: Law Enforcement and the African-American Community


The Solution: Law Enforcement and the African-American Community

Haas School of Business - UC Berkeley and 100 Black Men of the Bay Area Presents: 

OK Program of Oakland: "The SOLUTION to the problem between Law Enforcement and the African American Community."

Panel Discussion Featuring:

1. Retired Deputy Sherriff Donald Northcross, Founder & CEO of OK Program, Inc.

2. Bishop Bob Jackson of Acts Full Gospel Church, Chairman of OK Program of Oakland

3. Nancy O'Malley, Alameda County District Attorney

4. The Honorable Mayor Libby Schaaf of Oakland, California

5. Acting Assistant Chief of Police LeRonne Armstrong, Oakland Police Department

Discussion Moderated by: Lorenzo Neal, Former NFL Fullback and Current Co-Host of 95.7 The Game

Special Guest: Petri Hawkins-Byrd, Bailiff on the Judge Judy Show and National Co-Chair of OK Program, Inc.

Salute The Badge

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) Statistics show that young boys who grow up without a positive male role model in their life are more likely to resort to violence and live in poverty, and those numbers are hitting the African American community the hardest. Around 75% of all African American households are run by a single mother.




OK Program Mentor Training

If you are a Black Man in the Sacramento area and you’re interested in mentoring Black Boys, this training is for you. We require that you are available to participate in 3 Saturday group mentoring sections per year. Yes, the commitment is only 3 Saturdays a year! 

OK Program of Oakland Teammate Training 8/5/17

Black Men of Oakland! The OK Program is recruiting Black Men! Click on the link below for details! Commitment? Only 3 Saturday's per year! Please share and contact Larry Jones at (989) 330-8332 to sign-up for our upcoming teammate training on August 5, 2017 and find out how you can get involved! 👌🏿

The OK Program Now In Georgia, Indiana, and Missouri

Urban centers throughout the country continue to see the huge benefits of partnering with the OK Program as new chapters have been launched in Indianapolis, Indiana, Conyers Georgia, located in Rockdale County, about 23 miles east of Atlanta, and Kansas City, Missouri.

Founders Corner

After listening to her talk about the problems she was having with her son and how out of control he was, I decided I had to do whatever I could to help not only her, but him especially.

Why I Do This

I choose to make a difference by supporting and dedicating my efforts to the one thing that I know makes a difference and influences change – the OK Program.