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12/19/2019
Thank You Angela T!

An Extra Special Announcement!
We cannot close out the year without giving special acknowledgment to Angela Tsay of Oaklandish! WE SEE YOU, ANGELA! Thank you for your ongoing support of Oakland Promise and so many other local community organizations. You are a beacon in our city and we love and appreciate you!

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📣Calling all #Oakland community members❗️Oakland Promise is looking for #volunteers for the Winter Career Conference! We...
11/26/2019

📣Calling all #Oakland community members❗️Oakland Promise is looking for #volunteers for the Winter Career Conference! We have many volunteer spots to fill leading up to the event and day of responsibilities! Please support Oakland youth by signing up to be a volunteer! Please email Caheri Gutierrez at [email protected] or call the office at (510) 858-6054 for questions/concerns. Sign up here: http://bit.ly/34kWwOG
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Oakland Promise invites OP Scholars & Mentors to our inaugural Winter Career Conference on December 21st at Oakland Tech...
11/18/2019
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Oakland Promise invites OP Scholars & Mentors to our inaugural Winter Career Conference on December 21st at Oakland Technical High School from 10 AM-1 PM!

Scholars will have the opportunity to focus on career development during a day packed with an Oakland-grown professionals panel and professional workshops on Financial Management, LinkedIn & Networking, and Resume Building & Interviewing. We will end the day with a Networking Mixer where scholars will practice their skills connecting with working professionals.

Mentor & Scholar pairs are encouraged to attend together! If you have any questions or concerns, please email [email protected] or call (510) 858-6054. Please RSVP at http://bit.ly/2CQMyYY

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We look forward to seeing you and your friends tonight at the Networking for Good Happy Hour! Here is a reminder about t...
10/02/2019

We look forward to seeing you and your friends tonight at the Networking for Good Happy Hour! Here is a reminder about the details:

WHO: You and your friends/colleagues looking to volunteer to support Oakland students
WHEN: Wednesday, October 2nd, 5 - 7 pm
WHERE​​:​ Greenlining Institute 360 Center
360 14th St, Oakland, CA 94612
The venue is easily accessible by BART (12th Street/City Center) and bus lines, and rideshare services, so we encourage public transportation.

We will have drinks, light refreshments, and information tables where you can sign up to volunteer with Reading Partners or Oakland Promise. We will also be showing the Wild Card A’s game in the background. Our program will begin around 5:45 pm with an address by Mayor Libby Schaaf. We will conclude with a raffle for some prizes from the Warriors, the A’s, and more wine!

Are you new to the Bay Area, or just looking for new opportunities for community engagement and volunteerism?If so, come...
09/25/2019
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Are you new to the Bay Area, or just looking for new opportunities for community engagement and volunteerism?

If so, come join us at the Networking for Good Happy Hour to learn about two organizations - Oakland Promise and Reading Partners - that are seeking volunteers to make a direct impact on the education and future of Oakland students.

Wednesday, October 2 - 5:00-7:00 pm
Greenlining Institute 360 Center
360 14th Street, Oakland, CA 94612
RSVP HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/networking-for-good-happy-hour…

Come have a drink with us, plus light bites and networking with like-minded professionals to learn how to you can GET INVOLVED. Bring a friend who wants to make a difference, too. Look forward to seeing you there!

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For everyone who is #rootedinoakland and wants to be a part of the city’s future, join us on October 2nd for the first N...
09/06/2019
Networking for Good Happy Hour

For everyone who is #rootedinoakland and wants to be a part of the city’s future, join us on October 2nd for the first Networking for Good Happy Hour!

We are teaming up with @RPSanFranciscoBayArea and @MayorLibbySchaaf to create a strong foundation of support for students as they reach for their academic goals.

Be a part of Oakland’s tomorrow and RSVP today! https://bit.ly/2MK6wM6

Volunteer to support Oakland students this year!

Hello Mentors! Check out this new scholar bonding activity!Moody's Investor Services is hosting a Financial Management W...
08/14/2019
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Hello Mentors! Check out this new scholar bonding activity!

Moody's Investor Services is hosting a Financial Management Workshop for Oakland Promise scholars (and their mentors). The event is in partnership with HandsOn Bay Area. Moody's volunteer team will help out in a personal budgeting workshop. As students go back to school, Moody's will explain how to make smart financial decisions while in college. Tasks include how to best manage finances, pay for books and other essentials and how to start saving and investing for the future.

Dinner and bus transportation provided. Please talk with your scholar about availability, then RSVP here! https://www.tfaforms.com/4756856

Yesterday was a good day in the Town! We appreciate the invitation to attend the launch of Ayesha and Steph Curry’s EatP...
07/19/2019

Yesterday was a good day in the Town! We appreciate the invitation to attend the launch of Ayesha and Steph Curry’s EatPlayLearn Foundation. Our team was full of smiles and inspiration by the Eat. Learn. Play. mission to support Oakland youth & families. We are about to make everyone in Oakland a champion in and out of the classroom!
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We are proud to announce that the Oakland Promise & East Bay College Fund are now one unified organization named Oakland...
07/08/2019

We are proud to announce that the Oakland Promise & East Bay College Fund are now one unified organization named Oakland Promise, holistically serving children and families of Oakland from birth through career under one unified governing board of directors.

We believe this merger will provide a remarkable opportunity to build stronger, seamless transitions along the cradle-to-career continuum, creating even more power to transform outcomes for Oakland students and families.

Thank you to everyone for the unconditional support in community!

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East Bay College Fund
07/02/2019
East Bay College Fund

East Bay College Fund

A big shout out to Diane Dodge, former Executive Director of East Bay College Fund, and the newest recipient of the Jefferson Award!

Diane's passion propelled college success programs at East Bay College Fund to reach thousands of Oakland students in her tenure.

She is now using her shining talents in a new role as Executive Director of Tiba Foundation, which provides much-needed health care and education to residents of rural Kenya. Congratulations Diane, you are an absolute superstar!

https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2019/07/01/longtime-champion-of-bay-area-educational-non-profits-shifts-focus-to-kenya/

A big shout out to Diane Dodge, former Executive Director of East Bay College Fund, and the newest recipient of the Jeff...
07/02/2019
Longtime Champion Of Bay Area Educational Non-Profits Shifts Focus To Kenya

A big shout out to Diane Dodge, former Executive Director of East Bay College Fund, and the newest recipient of the Jefferson Award!

Diane's passion propelled college success programs at East Bay College Fund to reach thousands of Oakland students in her tenure.

She is now using her shining talents in a new role as Executive Director of Tiba Foundation, which provides much-needed health care and education to residents of rural Kenya. Congratulations Diane, you are an absolute superstar!

https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2019/07/01/longtime-champion-of-bay-area-educational-non-profits-shifts-focus-to-kenya/

Diane Dodge has made it her life’s work to help Bay Area young people reach their educational goals. Now she’s shifted her focus to another continent.

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06/11/2019

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Thank you to everyone that joined us at the 2019 Awards Ceremony to celebrate and welcome 400 #OUSD college-bound students to our program! Here are photo highlights of the event.

Welcome to #OaklandPromise 2019 Scholars! We are excited to have you join our Oakland Promise family. If you are a newly...
06/06/2019

Welcome to #OaklandPromise 2019 Scholars! We are excited to have you join our Oakland Promise family. If you are a newly awarded 2019 scholar, please RSVP to a First Year Workshop! This is a MANDATORY event ONLY for FIRST YEAR SCHOLARS and Mentors!

RSVP HERE: https://tockify.com/east.bay.college.fund/monthly…

Please email [email protected] or call (510) 836-8900 for questions or concerns. See you this summer!

Hey #Oakland community members! We're still looking to fill some volunteer spots to support our 2019 Scholarship Awards ...
05/16/2019

Hey #Oakland community members! We're still looking to fill some volunteer spots to support our 2019 Scholarship Awards Ceremony. Roles include ushering and parking support. If you're interested, sign up today: https://signup.com/go/CrJHBQH

Congratulations on your nomination for NBA Coach of the Year, Steve Kerr! East Bay College Fund would like to send a sin...
05/13/2019

Congratulations on your nomination for NBA Coach of the Year, Steve Kerr! East Bay College Fund would like to send a sincere "thank you" to you and the Warriors Community Foundation for your efforts in supporting #Oakland students' journey to college. It was through these efforts that we were able to award 75 college-bound students with scholarships.

Read all about Kerr's nomination for the NBA Awards and his philanthropic deeds here: https://bit.ly/30hpKMD

Calling all #Oakland community members! We're looking for volunteers to support 400 Oakland raised college-bound student...
05/10/2019

Calling all #Oakland community members! We're looking for volunteers to support 400 Oakland raised college-bound students at our 2019 Scholarship Awards Ceremony. If you're interested, sign up today: https://signup.com/go/CrJHBQH

Calling all #Oakland community members! We're looking for #volunteers to support 400 Oakland raised college-bound studen...
05/09/2019

Calling all #Oakland community members! We're looking for #volunteers to support 400 Oakland raised college-bound students at our 2019 Scholarship Awards Ceremony. If you're interested, sign up today: https://signup.com/go/CrJHBQH

Join us as we celebrate and welcome 400 #OUSD college-bound students to our scholarship program! This year, our Awards C...
05/07/2019

Join us as we celebrate and welcome 400 #OUSD college-bound students to our scholarship program! This year, our Awards Ceremony is presented by the Golden State Warriors. We would love for #Oakland community members to attend this joyous occasion on Tuesday, June 4th, at 7PM. Open to the public. RSVP today: https://www.tfaforms.com/4723977

It's National #StressAwarenessDay, and what better way to celebrate than to take a moment to de-stress. What are some of...
04/16/2019

It's National #StressAwarenessDay, and what better way to celebrate than to take a moment to de-stress. What are some of the things you like to do to reduce your stress levels?

East Bay College Fund
04/10/2019

East Bay College Fund

Hey community members! Would you like to help us interview the next cohort of East Bay College Fund scholarship recipients this Saturday April 13th in downtown Oakland? We need volunteers from 8am-12:30pm or 12pm-4:30pm. No experience necessary. You will be paired with a partner & given a script to conduct 7, 25 minute interviews of young college applicants. We'll take your feedback to help determine which applicants will receive which scholarships! In exchange for your participation, you will receive gratitude and snacks! Please sign up sign up here if you'd like to help us with this important work: https://www.tfaforms.com/4730602

Hey community members! Would you like to help us interview the next cohort of East Bay College Fund scholarship recipien...
04/09/2019

Hey community members! Would you like to help us interview the next cohort of East Bay College Fund scholarship recipients this Saturday April 13th in downtown Oakland? We need volunteers from 8am-12:30pm or 12pm-4:30pm. No experience necessary. You will be paired with a partner & given a script to conduct 7, 25 minute interviews of young college applicants. We'll take your feedback to help determine which applicants will receive which scholarships! In exchange for your participation, you will receive gratitude and snacks! Please sign up sign up here if you'd like to help us with this important work: https://www.tfaforms.com/4730602

We're so grateful to everyone who came out to make our second gathering of the Professional Women's Donor Circle amazing...
04/09/2019

We're so grateful to everyone who came out to make our second gathering of the Professional Women's Donor Circle amazing! Special thanks to Oakland City Council Member Sheng Thao for joining us 😊💜 And thanks to long time supporter Elaine for hosting this beautiful event 😁. If you'd like to get involved, you can email [email protected], and you can contribute towards the future of Oakland's young women here: https://co.clickandpledge.com/sp/d2/default.aspx?wid=154585

Woohoo! Go @OaklandHS and Oakland Tech @leadership_tech! Oakland students are unstoppable 😉💜😎 😉💜😎http://www.ktvu.com/new...
04/08/2019
Making history: Oakland high, Oakland tech girls both win their CIF state hoops championship

Woohoo! Go @OaklandHS and Oakland Tech @leadership_tech! Oakland students are unstoppable 😉💜😎 😉💜😎
http://www.ktvu.com/news/making-history-oakland-high-oakland-tech-both-win-their-cif-state-hoops-championship

Two high school girls basketball teams from Oakland made history Saturday when they were both crowned champions of their respective divisions. It's the first time two girl teams from Oakland have won a state championship in the same year. 

Oakland Promise
03/28/2019
Oakland Promise

Oakland Promise

Dedicated. Hard Working. Inspiring. Innovative. Fun.

These were just some of the words used so far in the nominations for Mayor Libby Schaaf's fourth annual 'Fulfilling the Promise' award.

Know a teacher that matches those words?

Nominate them TODAY by visiting https://oaklandpromise.org or by clicking here:
https://forms.gle/mYBNmhP4CzmRbPGV7

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Free tonight? Come learn how you can make a difference for Oakland's youth by #mentoring. RSVP: https://lnkd.in/gm5_aa9
03/14/2019

Free tonight? Come learn how you can make a difference for Oakland's youth by #mentoring. RSVP: https://lnkd.in/gm5_aa9

Happy 2019 International Women’s Day! We must never stop fighting for a world in which all femme-identifying people can ...
03/08/2019

Happy 2019 International Women’s Day! We must never stop fighting for a world in which all femme-identifying people can thrive! If you’d like to learn how you can join our Women's Donor Circle for the advancement of young women in Oakland contact [email protected], or donate to the Women’s Donor Circle here: http://bit.ly/2TDPtyi

Come to the The Oakland Promise Annual Report to hear all about the incredible work our partners have done this year to ...
03/06/2019

Come to the The Oakland Promise Annual Report to hear all about the incredible work our partners have done this year to support our youth in #Oakland! Mayor Libby Schaaf will be speaking, as well as some of the incredible and inspiring Oakland Promise scholars! RSVP here: http://bit.ly/2VGip6es

Happy #WomensHistoryMonth! Let's never forget to be grateful for all the women who make our world what it is, and never ...
03/05/2019

Happy #WomensHistoryMonth! Let's never forget to be grateful for all the women who make our world what it is, and never stop fighting for the equality women deserve!

02/28/2019
Oakland Mayor & Steph Curry Financial Aid Message

WANT MONEY FOR COLLEGE? Fill out the FAFSA/DREAM ACT BY THIS SAT. MARCH 2nd!! 🎓😁‼️
These forms are due March 2nd, and they’re FREE to submit!
Need help with these forms? The Oakland Promise is holding a workshop at Laney College this Saturday in the Assessment Center (Building A) 9am-1pm.
BRING: Parents’ tax returns from 2017 and the SSN of student, if they have one. If student is undocumented, they can submit the CA Dream Act! ❤️💜❤️💜❤️💜

😁💜🎓What do East Bay College Fund Mentors do? They offer guidance and support to resilient #Oakland students who have sta...
02/26/2019

😁💜🎓What do East Bay College Fund Mentors do? They offer guidance and support to resilient #Oakland students who have started college, to help them persist all the way to graduation! 😁💜🎓 RSVP for our info session this Thurs to learn more: https://www.tfaforms.com/4699980#

4 weeks left to apply to the East Bay College Fund Great Expectations Scholarship and Part 2 of the Oakland Promise Scho...
02/22/2019

4 weeks left to apply to the East Bay College Fund Great Expectations Scholarship and Part 2 of the Oakland Promise Scholarship! Apply to either here: http://ow.ly/vqkv50lY9CK

With just a small share of your time, you can really change a young person in #Oakland's life as an East Bay College Fun...
02/21/2019

With just a small share of your time, you can really change a young person in #Oakland's life as an East Bay College Fund Mentor—find out more at our Info Session next week! RSVP here: https://www.tfaforms.com/4699980 (AND PLEASE SHARE! 😁 😁)

Thanks to Barack Obama and the Obama Foundation for coming to Oakland to share the work of your #mentoring program the M...
02/19/2019
Obama, Curry, John Legend to join forces for 3-day Oakland event

Thanks to Barack Obama and the Obama Foundation for coming to Oakland to share the work of your #mentoring program the My Brother's Keeper Alliance! We know how critical mentoring is, and we're thrilled that you're bringing the #mentormagic to Oakland 😉
https://www.ktvu.com/news/387790422-video

African American Male Achievement

Former President Barack Obama, Warriors Stephen Curry and singer John Legend have announced they are coming to Oakland later this month to host a national gathering of the former president's group, My Brothers Keepers, to talk about improving the liv

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