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March Nonprofit of the Month event recap

This past Saturday, March 18th, 2017, we hosted our Nonprofit of the Month Youth ALIVE! at our Dimond retail store on Fruitvale Avenue. The Youth ALIVE! reps were enthusiatic and energized to tell all of the Dimond district passers-by about their efforts in the Teens on Target program - a program of Youth ALIVE! primarily focused on violence prevention in youth groups. The group for four students from Castlemont High School, lead by their group leaders Hisham and Alex, were engaging with Oakl.....
5 Days of FREE ISH – Spring 2017

5 Days of FREE ISH – Spring 2017

Our Spring 17 Launch is just around the corner (this Friday, March 24th!) and that means we are gearing up for our FIVE Days of #freeISH giveaway! Every Fall and Spring launch, we celebrate with five consecutive days of giveaways through a scavenger hunt, of sorts. Starting this Friday, March 24th, we will head out to one secret location within Oakland each day. Around noon, we will use Instagram and our new Oaklandish Hotline to give the public a hint of where they can find that day’s.....
Oaklandish Spring 17 Collection

Oaklandish Spring 17 Collection

Spring is finally upon us, and that means one thing at Oaklandish HQ: time for new gear! We are excited to announce that our Spring 17 Launch will go LIVE this coming Friday, March 24th, in both retail stores and online at Oaklandish.com! The collection features a variety of men's. women's ,and kids' cuts that are guaranteed to get you geared up for the forthcoming sunshine (yes, we know its rainy this week - work with us). Over the past few months, we've brainstormed ideas with the whole .....

Support OPRYC with our ‘Mosswood Park’ tee!

Oakland Parks, Recreation & Youth Development (OPRYD) provides transformational experiences, and multi-cultural awareness. Serving over 95,000 enrolled participants and over a million drop-in users annually, OPRYD creates empowering park and recreational opportunities, and equitably increase the quality of life for all Oaklanders. Erected in 1907, Mosswood Park is undoubtedly one of the most well-known parks in the entire city of Oakland. The crown jewel of Mosswood Park's 11 acres are .....
‘OG Told Me’ with Pendarvis Harshaw

‘OG Told Me’ with Pendarvis Harshaw

Oaklandish is excited to announce that we will be hosting none other than 'OG Told Me' author Pendarvis Harshaw for an in-store meet and greet, book signing, and Q&A session on Sunday, April 2nd! Pendarvis, an Oakland native and graduate of UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism, has worked with Oaklandish in various ways over the past years. When Pendarvis, or Pen as his friends call him, reached out to us about doing an event for his "OG Told Me' book we naturally had to make it ha.....