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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

#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 […]

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 […]

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 2016 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 students, hiring young […]

2016 Oaklandish Innovators Award Winners

2016 Oaklandish Innovators 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 […]
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