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How to Start a Nonprofit in California: A Legal Workshop

This legal training will provide step-by-step instructions to incorporate a nonprofit in California and seek exemption under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. In particular, it will review: Basic legal rules governing California 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporations Drafting Articles of…

Piedmont Appreciating Diversity Committee – Community Night 2017

After a year’s hiatus, two powerful forces are joining together again: the young Piedmont spoken word poets of Together We Slam! and the jazz band Mingus Amungus, which uses Mingus’ inspiring spirit as a springboard for their own far-out excursions.…

Hollywood Shuffle Screening & Story Swap (Fightin’ the Power: Your Means and Tools of Protest)

In this second installment of “Beans”, join us as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Robert Townsend’s “Hollywood Shuffle” (released March 20, 1987). We’ll follow-up with a story swap, allowing attendees share concrete examples of the tools we use to…

Uptima Presents: Self-Care for Entrepreneurs & Changemakers

Please join us for Self-Care for Entrepreneurs & Changemakers on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 11:00am–1:00pm, at Impact HUB Oakland. This workshop details how compassion fatigue can separate us from our mission. Participants will learn the techniques necessary to remain motivated…


Cedric Brown and Opening The Kapor Center for Social Impact

Cedric Brown and Opening The Kapor Center for Social Impact By Roe Cummings (Read Time: 3 min)   After nearly 6 years from conception to reality, the Kapor Center (pronounced: KAY-Pour) for Social Impact is opening up the street! Naturally,…

“Which Side Will You Be On?” #BlackLivesMatter and Comic Arts at Omi Gallery

“Which Side Will You Be On?” #BlackLivesMatter and Comic Arts at Omi Gallery By Sewon Chung Barrera     On March 23rd, a cross-cultural, intergenerational group of artists, comic-fans, activists, organizers, teachers, students, and entrepreneurs gathered at Impact Hub Oakland.…

Art and Technology Fuel Activism: Our Partnership with Impact Hub Oakland

By Monica Finc, Office Architect, Thoughtworks San Francisco It’s hard to ignore the economic and social divide in the bay area. We’re in a huge housing crisis, we have massive economic inequality, and no shortage of startups pledging to save…

U.Lab Week #5: The Social Change Ecology & Interoperability

Last Thursday a small group met for Week 5 of the U.Lab @ Impact Hub Oakland. We began with a listening meditation we have practiced every time since our first meeting. In this practice, instead of trying to ignore distracting…


Impact HUB Oakland has chosen United Roots and Youth SEED to launch Youth HUB, a collaborative workspace for young social innovators, and provides programming that will create a pipeline for low-income youth of color to participate in creating business enterprises that address social and environmental issues.