Did you know that only thirteen percent of writers and seven percent of directors in the media are female? Local nonprofit Camp Reel Stories hopes to change that by offering women and girls the opportunity to tell their own stories through media and film. For this reason, Oaklandish is excited to announce that Camp Reel Stories is our June Nonprofit of the Month! Camp Reel Stories is an Oakland-based nonprofit organization that invests in representation in media. They believe that when women and girls are better represented behind the scenes, their experiences and voices will be better reflected on screen. Founded in...
It’s no secret that Oaklandish loves to support nonprofits and community groups in Oakland. Each year, we partner with multiple local organizations, providing marketing assistance, financial grants, donations and screen printing services. For the holidays, we stepped our fundraising up a notch and, for the second year running, we are donating 100% of the proceeds […]
As we look back on 2016, many of us are glad to be moving on to what we hope will be a brighter 2017. Nonetheless, we have much to be thankful for amid all the saddening events of the last year. We here at Oaklandish are no different — we had high hopes for many moments […]
The holiday season is generally seen as a time for giving. Although we are here to help you find gifts this holiday season, we are also committed to giving back to the community. If you’re as terrible at wrapping gifts as we are, these gift boxes — complete with tissue paper and golden elastic ties — will […]
We had a BLAST at the in-store event for this August’s Non-Profit of the Month: Camp Reel Stories! The staff and campers from Camp Reel Stories, a girls film/multimedia camp based in the Town, came out in full force this past Sunday, August 21st, 2016. While customers browsed the store, all participants from the non-profit […]
Oaklandish is proud to announce Camp Reel Stories as our Nonprofit of the Month for August! Girl Power! Camp Reel Stories believes that when women and girls are better represented behind the scenes in the media, they will be better reflected on the screen. Only 16% of decision-makers in the film and television industry are women. […]