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Full Service Marketing & Communications Agency for Businesses under 50 employees or organizations outsourcing their marketing departments. We partner with company executives, leaders or entrepreneurs on the following: High Level Strategy t... more
Northern California's only vegan specialty store where profits benefit 300 rescued farmed animals at Animal Place sanctuary. more
Our mission is to empower individuals to be self-aware and inspired through art, creativity and education, making positive choices to break the cycle of violence for themselves and their communities. more
Bay Area Derby (BAD) pursues a mission to provide amateur athletic entertainment, and to skate competitively on a regional and national level. Driven by a passionate love for the sport, and aided by a national sisterhood of like-minded and dedicated... more
Bike East Bay promotes healthy, sustainable communities by making bicycling safe, fun and accessible.  The East Bay is a leader for innovative and accessible bikeways and streets that meet the needs of all users. Bicycling is a mainstream, comfo... more
Black Women Organized For Political Action purpose is to activate, motivate, promote, support, and educate African-American women about the political process, encourage involvement, and to affirm our commitment to, and solving of, those problems affe... more
Bottoms Up Community Garden is a community-based organization, growing food, experimenting with urban agriculture and inspiring the local community to engage in food security. more
California State University, East Bay's Oakland Center provides an affordable, convenient, and all-inclusive solution for your meeting and training needs. With 5,600 square feet of flexible-format meeting rooms, you can count on all the space and equ... more
Chapter 510 & the Dept. of Make Believe is Oakland's only youth writing center fronted by the world's only magical bureaucracy. more
At City Slicker Farms, we believe that healthy, affordable food is a universal human right. This belief is demonstrated daily through our work with individuals, community groups, and other like-minded organizations to develop and support high-yield u... more
DESTINY (De-Escalation Skills Training Inspiring Nonviolence in Youth) Arts Center exists to end isolation, prejudice and violence in the lives of young people. More than two decades ago, our founders had a dream: to create a space where young peop... more
The mission of The East Bay Depot is to divert waste materials from landfills by collecting and redistributing discarded goods as low-cost supplies for art, education, and social services in our Depot Store. The educational mission is to increase the... more
The EastSide Arts Alliance (ESAA) is an organization of artists, cultural workers, and community organizers of color who live and/or work in the San Antonio district of Oakland. We are committed to working in the San Antonio and other Oakland neighbo... more
“Food craft is where food and people meet. Where human skills make flavor. Where better food is born.” – Anya Fernald, founder of Food Craft Institute Food Craft Institute (FCI) is a non-profit educational institution founded in 20... more
The Fratellanza Club is one of the largest social clubs in America founded by Italian pioneers for the purpose of providing a social center for themselves, their families, and their guests. more
The Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation is a registered non-profit that bridges the gap between the City of Oakland’s offices of Parks and Recreation and Public Works, helping to fund the public’s need for safe, clean and well-maintai... more
IUH classes take place in the private homes and gardens of our instructors or at other community homestead sites. We are locally based and most classes are in Oakland or Berkeley. While there are some drawbacks to not having a permanent physical loc... more
Founded in 1989 by Pangulong Guro Sultan "Shaykh" Uddin, the direct protege and first African American to be promoted to Master level under the late Grandmaster/Founder, Angel Cabales, IESA continues the tradition of teaching the art of Eskrima Serra... more
The Kapor (pronounced KAY-por) Center aims to make the technology ecosystem and entrepreneurship more diverse and inclusive. We are particularly interested in positive social impacts for communities that have historically been on the periphery of acc... more
We collaborate with our local community to resource, support and develop people’s innate creativity and build their skills for generating complex, elegant, and insightful works to offer back to the community. Our most concrete offering is the... more
Do you like success stories? I would like to share with you a story about an amazing woman. She is easy to research, just Google her name, Orunamamu or Yellow Legs and you will find stories, video and comments from many people whose lives h... more
Since our founding in 1883 as the first racially integrated orphanage in Northern California, Lincoln has impacted the lives of children and families through evolving programs. Today, we provide preventative, individualized and comprehensive support... more
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NIMBY is a shared industrial coworkspace where artists and hobbyists can work on their own projects or collaborate with others.www.nimbyspace.org more
Mission Statement:  To educate, stimulate, motivate and enrich the lives of families and children, and to develop cultural awareness that will facilitate a better understanding of how to live in a diverse community.... more
Founded more than one hundred years ago, the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce remains one of the most influential forces in local government and regional economic development. more
The Oakland Nature Friends club is comprised of people who have common interests, namely, the connection to nature and the traditions and goals of the founders of the Naturfreunde Organization.   We are proud of our accomplishments at this club... more
The Oakland Peace Center is a physical space and a network of people and organizations. There are also staff and a board whose mission is to breathe life into the building and strengthen the connections among the partners so that together we can crea... more
Situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Merritt in Oakland, California and only minutes from downtown San Francisco, is the Oakland Scottish Rite Center. this impressive and unique structure was built in 1927 and boasts ornate design, soaring hand-c... more
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​Founded in 2003, SOL  incorporated as a 501(c)3 nonprofit in January 2018 that shares sustainable practices and promoting social justice through education and community building.   We host a monthly community garden work day on the S... more
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After years of public art, the Oaklandish brand of apparel was introduced to help support free public events and the Oaklandish Innovators grant program. The civic pride-oriented merchandise is meant to spread "Local Love" while promoting awareness o... more
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The Oaklandish arts-posse is living it up at our headquarters in the produce district near Jack London Square. Housed in a unique century-old warehouse, our space serves simultaneously as a gallery, gift-shop, and lounge. It's also a hub for folks of... more
We aim to empower our members by providing opportunities to see their lives and future beyond the borders of their community and to enrich their lives through personal and social change.  One Fam offers all community members multiple ways to be... more
We are a public-serving, experiential learning center to showcase and foster sustainable living practices, urban homesteading, community resiliency & preparedness, social justice and artistic expression. Our goal is to incubate a local sustainabi... more
Services Offered: Weekly Dance/Drum Classes, Lecture/Demonstration, School Residencies, Weddings, Corporate/Company Events Artistic Director: Portsha Jefferson Musical Director: Daniel 'Brav' Brevil more
Established in 1870, Lake Merritt is the oldest wildlife refuge in the nation. The Rotary Nature Center & Lake Merritt Wildlife Refuge is a place for the public to appreciate nature in the heart of Oakland. The interpretive museum at the Rotary... more
An Educational & Public Outreach Consulting Firm Our clients are talented and committed individuals and organizations who share a passion for improving the lives of young people. The common thread of our consulting work involves using our experi... more
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The mission of the Save Nubia Project (SNP) is to help raise national and international awareness about the pending flooding of the central areas of the ancient Kushite and Nubian civilizations in the Sudan. There are a series of dams (from the 2nd... more
Seneca Family of Agencies (formerly Seneca Center) was founded in 1985 by advocates who were determined to more effectively meet the needs of children in group homes and foster family care. Seneca established itself as an innovative leader in the pro... more
The San Francisco Bay Chapter is the local branch of the Sierra Club, America's largest and most effective grassroots environmental organization. The Bay Chapter has a rich and vibrant history of environmental leadership going back to our founding i... more
Sustainable Urban Gardening Series is going strong! Join us each month for expert guidance and best practices on a variety of  topics: pruning, pest management, fall and winter gardening, and more! Thanks also to Rose Foundation for Communities... more
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 o... more
The ReUse People started as Building Materials Distributors in San Diego in 1993 and, due to a name conflict with an existing corporation, the name was soon changed to The ReUse People. more
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