SparkPoint University Graduation Ceremony 2016  Part of United Way's two-generation approach to cutting poverty, SparkPoint offers free financial and career coaching at eleven centers across the Bay Area. The SparkPoint University program at Searles Elementary was an eight session course designed to promote parent engagement in their child's education, increase family financial literacy, and activate parents to become school leaders.

Make a Difference Day at Cesar Chavez Middle School Held on Saturday, October 24, 2015 was a SUCCESS! Union City Kids' Zone in collaboration with Cesar Chavez Middle School, The Great Exchange, Resonate Movement, Assembly Member Bill Quirk, and Supervisor Valle experienced a day where 445 volunteers came out to support 'Make a Difference Day at Cesar Chavez Middle School.'  Students, staff, district employees, and community members (locally and from neighboring cities) participated in a campus-wide beautification - mulching, painting, building planter boxes, planting trees & plants, benches were cleaned/painted/constructed, bleachers were refurbished, new art can be seen throughout the campus and is noticeable by the two new murals, and tons more!  Please stop by CCMS to check-out the amazing efforts made by a community coming together to make a difference!  

Union City Kids' Zone Grand Opening 2015