Category Archives: Oakland

ARTogether

ARTogether is a community-building creative arts project, guided by the principle that art can serve as a means of expression that transcends language and culture, while it lays a foundation for managing and overcoming trauma. ARTogether facilitate social gathering, family …
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Sprouts Cooking Club

Sprouts Cooking Club is a nonprofit culinary organization. We strive to empower youth from all backgrounds to eat and live sustainably through teaching them how to cook healthy foods for themselves and their families. We offer classes on a sliding …
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Spokeland Bicycle Collective

Spokeland is a not-for-profit, community-driven bicycle cooperative that aims to reach out locally and foster Oakland unity. We support the use of bicycles as a viable means of transportation as well as a healthy recreational activity. We are focused on …
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Circle of Care

Playful and compassionate volunteers needed to help children living with serious illness and/or grief and loss in their families. We are Circle of Care, a program of East Bay Agency for Children in Oakland. Learn to facilitate peer support groups …
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The Crucible

As a nonprofit, we depend heavily on the unique skill-sets of our diverse volunteer force. Our volunteer pool—around 150 individuals active at any given time—helps power nearly every aspect of what we do, from the office to the studio floor, …
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The Plant Exchange

The Plant Exchange, a registered 501(c)(3) organization, is a community and a celebration that encourages resource sharing, reuse, recycling, and organic living. Our mission is to encourage green practices and support Oakland’s designation as one of the greenest cities in …
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iMentor

iMentor partners with under-resourced public high schools and matches every single junior with a college-educated mentor who works with them through their first year of college. Mentor-mentee pairs are supported by a technology platform that runs them through a college …
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Global Glimpse

Global Glimpse is a movement of hundreds of passionate, determined problem-solvers collaborating across borders to bring life-changing education abroad to high school students from all socioeconomic backgrounds. We are committed to building a new generation of diverse young leaders who …
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Creative Growth Art Center

Creative Growth Art Center serves adult artists with developmental, mental and physical disabilities, providing a professional studio environment for artistic development, gallery exhibition and representation and a social atmosphere among peers.

Maker Education Initiative

Maker Ed is a non-profit organization that supports and empowers educators and communities — particularly, those in underserved areas — to facilitate meaningful making and learning experiences with youth.