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March Nonprofit of the Month event recap

This past Saturday, March 18th, 2017, we hosted our Nonprofit of the Month Youth ALIVE! at our Dimond retail store on Fruitvale Avenue. The Youth ALIVE! reps were enthusiatic and energized to tell all of the Dimond district passers-by about their efforts in the Teens on Target program – a program of Youth ALIVE! primarily […]

5 Days of FREE ISH – Spring 2017

5 Days of FREE ISH – Spring 2017

Our Spring 17 Launch is just around the corner (this Friday, March 24th!) and that means we are gearing up for our FIVE Days of #freeISH giveaway! Every Fall and Spring launch, we celebrate with five consecutive days of giveaways through a scavenger hunt, of sorts. Starting this Friday, March 24th, we will head out to one secret location […]

Oaklandish Spring 17 Collection

Oaklandish Spring 17 Collection

Spring is finally upon us, and that means one thing at Oaklandish HQ: time for new gear! We are excited to announce that our Spring 17 Launch will go LIVE this coming Friday, March 24th, in both retail stores and online at Oaklandish.com! The collection features a variety of men’s. women’s ,and kids’ cuts that […]

Support OPRYC with our ‘Mosswood Park’ tee!

Oakland Parks, Recreation & Youth Development (OPRYD) provides transformational experiences, and multi-cultural awareness. Serving over 95,000 enrolled participants and over a million drop-in users annually, OPRYD creates empowering park and recreational opportunities, and equitably increase the quality of life for all Oaklanders. Erected in 1907, Mosswood Park is undoubtedly one of the most well-known parks in the entire city […]

Oaklandish Spring17 Launch Party @ Eli’s Mile High Club

Oaklandish Spring17 Launch Party @ Eli’s Mile High Club

Our Spring 2017 launch is right around the corner, and we’re celebrating by throwing a PARTY at Eli’s Mile High Club! Mark your calendars for Friday, March 24th from 6pm to 1am. The event will be FREE with RSVP – tell your friends and come through! Free entry, but of course you have to pay for drinks […]

March Nonprofit of the Month: Youth ALIVE!

March Nonprofit of the Month: Youth ALIVE!

Oaklandish is proud to announce Youth ALIVE! as our Nonprofit of the Month for March! Youth ALIVE! is also a 2014, 2016 and 2017 Oaklandish Innovators Award winner, receiving a financial grant in addition to year-round partnership and continued support. Based in Oakland, California, Youth ALIVE! trains teens to lead violence prevention workshops with younger […]

Town Hoops Collection

Town Hoops Collection

Our ‘Town Hoops‘ collection is an ode to Oakland’s past and present contributions to basketball culture. From blacktop legends to a professional team that continues to defy and rewrite history, the Town is steeped in basketball lore. Suit up and rep the squad. While we normally drop our larger launches in the Spring and Fall, […]

The end of an era: RIP First Fridays @ Oaklandish

As we settle into 2017, resolutions and changes are widespread, and it’s no different here at Oaklandish. After months of deliberation, we have decided to bring our First Friday events to an end. Oaklandish started hosting our First Fridays in 2011 with groups including Zion I, Hieroglyphics, Los Rakas, the Getback, Erk the Jerk, and more […]

Reborn: Marilyn Harris and the Khadafy Washington Foundation

REBORN from Deb on Vimeo. For many years in Oakland, survivors of gun violence found no one to guide them through the business or grief of being a survivor, no one to help begin the process of healing. The loss of loved ones can cause us endless pain and trauma. But Marilyn Washington Harris, an Oakland […]

February Nonprofit of the Month: The Oakland Public Education Fund

February Nonprofit of the Month: The Oakland Public Education Fund

A mission to help Oakland public school children grow, learn and thrive. Since 2003, The Oakland Public Education Fund (The Ed Fund) has raised more than $50 million for programs that help students thrive. They have put the right tools in students’ hands to give all kids the excellent education they deserve. The Ed Fund is the only organization […]

January Nonprofit of the Month: The Mosaic Project

January Nonprofit of the Month: The Mosaic Project

Unite. Educate. Empower. The Mosaic Project teaches people – from elementary school students to adults in the workplace – the skills needed to build peaceful communities that everyone deserves. Since 2000, The Mosaic Project has provided more than 37,000 students and 7,000 adults with immersive, experimental-education programs in diversity, empathy and conflict resolution. Guided by […]

BOSK End-of-Season Sale

BOSK End-of-Season Sale

Our goal with BOSK is to bring quality basics + streetwear, workwear, and gameday gear to Oakland, so you can shop locally and skip the hassle of traveling to the mall or waiting for your online order to ship. Starting Friday, January 21st, select end-of-season items will be up to 40% off while they last! BOSK is […]

2017 Oaklandish Warehouse Sale

2017 Oaklandish Warehouse Sale

For one glorious day each year, Oaklandish opens our doors to the public for an epic sale: The Oaklandish Warehouse Sale Sunday, January 29th, 2017! 11am – 6pm Get the jump on your 2017 shopping! Select discontinued styles will be available (no regularly-priced merchandise will be available for sale during the warehouse sale). Oaklandish warehouse sale […]

Oaklandish Holiday Gift Box Recap

Oaklandish Holiday Gift Box Recap

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 […]

#shoplocal = #supportlocal

#shoplocal = #supportlocal

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 […]

2017 Oaklandish Innovator Award Winners

2017 Oaklandish Innovator Award Winners

Our annual Oaklandish Innovators grants recognize local programs that exemplify the values of innovation and progress in all areas of civic life. It’s a year-round partnership that doesn’t just end with writing a check. Along with financial support, we also pitch in to help our Innovators with events, collaborative designs, and awareness campaigns. From community-based […]

Tacos Sinaloa x Oaklandish

Tacos Sinaloa x Oaklandish

If you love local eats, chances are you’ve devoured the tacos from Tacos Sinaloa. This establishment has become the go-to choice for pre-game, post-game, anytime, and late night eaters in the Town. Their menu is the stuff of legend and cause for much homesickness for people who move away. Over the past years, Tacos Sinaloa […]

2016 Oaklandish Innovators Year-End Recap

Each year since 2007, Oaklandish chooses an elite group of local organizations as recipients of our ‘Oaklandish Innovator Awards.’ These organizations epitomize ‘Local Love’ through a variety of initiatives, including everything from violence prevention services to food justice, workforce development, youth mentorship, and support for homeless youth. The four recipients of the 2016 Oaklandish Innovator […]

Oaklandish Blood Drive Recap

Oaklandish’s first blood drive was an incredible success this past Tuesday, December 13th, thanks to our amazing partners and all the generous people who donated! Our first blood drive was organized with Blood Centers of the Pacific, and supported by our friends at 95.7 THE GAME  who brought out their street team with giveaways of […]

Oaklandish Free Online Shipping

Oaklandish Free Online Shipping

We know that many of you use our online store to grab gifts for your loved ones during the holiday season, so we thought we would help you save a few bucks as a thank you for supporting us. To ring in the 2016 holiday season, Oaklandish is offering FREE domestic USPS priority mail shipping for all […]

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