OCCUR is an organization that is committed to creating capacity building opportunities to support the well-being, economic development and civic inclusion of marginalized communities.
What We Do
OCCUR is a non-profit founded in 1954 in Oakland, California. OCCUR's founding members' objective for this organization was to confront the issues relating to emerging poverty, urban blight and increased migration by populations of color. 60 years later, OCCUR now serves as a role as an intermediary and public service policy organization, OCCUR provides critical services and programs in community technology, nonprofit capacity building, consumer education and civic engagement.