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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 food distribution, to educational support for homeless youth, to tech training for underrepresented communities, to violence.....
Elhae Meet and Greet at Oaklandish

Elhae Meet and Greet at Oaklandish

This coming Saturday, October 10th, Oaklandish will be hosting a meet and greet with the experimental musician and producer Elhae at our downtown Oakland retail store! Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, Elhae has been steadily making waves in the music industry. Combining sounds typically found in R&B and Hip Hop with hypnotizing vocals, Elhae has been steadily dropping distinctive tracks including collabs with the likes of Rascal, Ayo & Keyzbaby, and Gravez. We are truly pleased to have .....
Nonprofit of the Month: Destiny Arts Center

Nonprofit of the Month: Destiny Arts Center

Oaklandish backs moving to peace! We could not be more excited to announce that Destiny Arts Center is our Nonprofit of the Month for October! Destiny Arts Center has a simple mission: to move the city's youth to peace through critical after-school, weekend, and summer programs. Destiny Arts Center continues to build on the strength of their violence prevention approach, philosophy and curriculum. Cultural institutions like Destiny provide a safe yet active space for civic engagement, conne.....
2016 Oaklandish Innovators: Call to Nominate!

2016 Oaklandish Innovators: Call to Nominate!

Oakland is known for its extensive history of innovators – people and groups who flip the establishment on its head and reinvent the norm for future generations. Oaklandish also has a rich history of supporting Oakland's local innovators. A portion of proceeds from Oaklandish gear goes to support local organizations working to strengthen the community. For that reason, we are constantly looking for ways to spotlight and develop these voices throughout The Town. The annual Oaklandish Innovato.....
Live at Oaklandish DTO: Bang Data & OMF Artist Preview

Live at Oaklandish DTO: Bang Data & OMF Artist Preview

Four days and counting until September First Friday! Join us at our Downtown shop (1444 Broadway) where we will be partying to live tunes from Oakland Music Festival artist, Bang Data at the official OMF Pre-Party. As part of our OMF preview, we’ll also be featuring art from local artists Aaron Kai, Angel Diaz, Julia Budsnow, Ryan Whelan, and Scott La Rockwell. Each artist has been commissioned to design one-of-a-kind t-shirts that represent the spirit of the festival and the community. Come .....