Inspiration Awards is a fundraising celebration honoring four champions bringing positive change through their passion, dedication, and innovation. It’s your chance to meet Bay Area thought leaders in the fields of technology, business, and economic development. By attending Inspiration Awards, you are supporting digital literacy education to hundreds of organizations and nonprofits, opportunity and jobsContinue reading "Inspiration Awards 2019"
Mission Bit's Third Annual Gala is a celebration of six years of growth, impact, and learning. Due to the support of this generous community, we have reached over 3,500 students through our workshops, coding courses, and career prep classes. We're on pace to reach 10,000 students by the year 2020, and we plan to doContinue reading "Mission Bit Gala"
Kickoff the year 2020 with Tech Intersections: Celebrating Womxn of Color in Technology, taking place at Mills College in Oakland, California, for its third year on Saturday, January 25, 2020 Our conference features ALL womxn of color in tech speakers for an all womxn of color audience. A sampling of our ~40 speakers includes: TiffaniContinue reading "Tech Intersections"
Beloved Oakland 2020 is a celebration that honors Oakland, CA's longstanding legacy of social justice. Hosted by Just Cities, Beloved Oakland will generate proceeds to fund initiatives and projects that aim to bring dignity to the unhoused and justice to the movement to end houselessness. Together, we will achieve the vision of Ron Dellums andContinue reading "Beloved Oakland 2020"
CBE Summit '20: Elevating Our Voices, Amplifying Our Impact Day 1: Thursday, February 20 - 2:30pm - 8:00pm Day 1 is CBE Connect, the Summit’s focus on business development. This day will consist of a Pitch Competition with cash prizes for winners, Legal Pitch Day where in-house counsel are provided an opportunity to be matchedContinue reading "CBE Summit 2020 & Code Black Gala"
The 3rd annual Black Joy Parade is here! Join us for the largest free, family-friendly event of its kind in California. A parade and festival to celebrate the black experience past, present and future. We invite you to come be present, be creative, be open and be free. The parade begins on 14th and Alice inContinue reading "Black Joy Parade"
****This event has been canceled**** Are you a female or gender non-conforming student from Oakland Tech or McClymonds HS? Interested in working or interning in the tech field? Want to learn about the experiences of women in the tech industry? Join us on Thursday, March 12 for an evening of networking and storytelling at theContinue reading "OUSD Women in Tech Dinner (Canceled)"
The FLOSS and Code event is a hack day where attendees will get hands-on experience contributing to meaningful open source projects on GitHub. Companies of all sizes need open source software to run effectively and hiring managers at major technology companies have cited regularly that candidates with open source consistently experience stand out from theContinue reading "FLOSS and Code Oakland"
This year marks the 11th Oakland Running Festival, which has been rescheduled to Sunday, August 30, 2020. It has been nationally recognized as the Bay Area race to run. Corrigan Sports makes the process easy from registration to race day, and the people of Oakland make you feel welcome from start to finish. Experience Oakland’sContinue reading "Oakland Running Festival"
Mark your calendars for Techbridge Girls' 20th Anniversary Gala Celebration, which has been rescheduled to the evening of Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco, CA! For the past 20 years, Techbridge Girls has been committed to empowering young girls from low-income communities, ensuring that their voices and stories areContinue reading "Techbridge Girls 20th Anniversary Gala Celebration"