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Town Hoops Collection

Town Hoops Collection

Our 'Town Hoops' collection is an ode to Oakland's past and present contributions to basketball culture. From blacktop legends to a professional team that continues to defy and rewrite history, the Town is steeped in basketball lore. Suit up and rep the squad. While we normally drop our larger launches in the Spring and Fall, we're so pumped for the second half of the current season that we just couldn't wait. Our 'Town Hoops' collection includes multiple men's tees, a design just for women, .....

The end of an era: RIP First Fridays @ Oaklandish

As we settle into 2017, resolutions and changes are widespread, and it's no different here at Oaklandish. After months of deliberation, we have decided to bring our First Friday events to an end. Oaklandish started hosting our First Fridays in 2011 with groups including Zion I, Hieroglyphics, Los Rakas, the Getback, Erk the Jerk, and more Town talent. These free, all-ages events at 1444 Broadway became a go-to move for many looking to have a night out on the town. As we reflect on our six.....

Reborn: Marilyn Harris and the Khadafy Washington Foundation

REBORN from Deb on Vimeo. For many years in Oakland, survivors of gun violence found no one to guide them through the business or grief of being a survivor, no one to help begin the process of healing. The loss of loved ones can cause us endless pain and trauma. But Marilyn Washington Harris, an Oakland resident, decided to transform her suffering into something meaningful to her community. In 2000, a mere two months after his high school graduation, Marilyn Washington Harris lost her only .....
February Nonprofit of the Month: The Oakland Public Education Fund

February Nonprofit of the Month: The Oakland Public Education Fund

A mission to help Oakland public school children grow, learn and thrive. Since 2003, The Oakland Public Education Fund (The Ed Fund) has raised more than $50 million for programs that help students thrive. They have put the right tools in students’ hands to give all kids the excellent education they deserve. The Ed Fund is the only organization raising money for all Oakland public schools. The Ed Fund supports all Oakland public schools—both District-run and charter—with a focus .....
January Nonprofit of the Month: The Mosaic Project

January Nonprofit of the Month: The Mosaic Project

Unite. Educate. Empower. The Mosaic Project teaches people - from elementary school students to adults in the workplace - the skills needed to build peaceful communities that everyone deserves. Since 2000, The Mosaic Project has provided more than 37,000 students and 7,000 adults with immersive, experimental-education programs in diversity, empathy and conflict resolution. Guided by the values of mutual respect, open mindedness, self respect, attitude individuality and community, The Mosai.....