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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…

#SayHerName at Omi Gallery

The powerful voice for black feminism and justice can be heard within the Omi Gallery at Impact Hub Oakland this summer. In an effecting show of artivism, the #SayHerName exhibit places hyper-focus on the soul wrenching fight to bring Black…

4 Money Smart Tips to Save Your Business from Failing

4 Money Smart Tips to Save Your Business from Failing “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined.” Henry David Thoreau Driven by progressive social and business enterprises, the City of Oakland is in the…

Transforming Home Together: Solastalgia, Solidarity, and Silliness

I want to start with a reassurance. It’s okay if the world is too much sometimes. Those of us who keep paying attention, who turn again and again towards the changes this generation is bringing the planet – we’re understandably…

WELCOME TO THE FUTURE OF COFFEE, IT’S BEAUTIFUL

WELCOME TO THE FUTURE OF COFFEE, IT’S BEAUTIFUL By Keba Konte It’s amazing the way life can come to form full circles, how the seeds of our past blossom to light up our future.  For me, coffee was just that.…

#WeAreOne

Graphic Design by Zidane Golightly   In 1968, Martin Luther King described the interrelated outcomes of members of an ecosystem: We are tied together in the single garment of destiny, caught in an inescapable network of mutuality. And whatever affects one…