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Gameheads program at United Roots is organizing Oakland Video Game Festival

Gameheads program at United Roots is organizing Oakland Video Game Festival

Gameheads’ Oakland Video Game Fest is December 2nd-4th Celebrate multiculturalism and tech at Gameheads’ Oakland Video Game Fest. The event features a game jam, bringing together aspiring game developers to plan, design and create a video game within the span …

Oakland’s Emerging 100 Launch Event is December 8th at 6pm

Oakland’s Emerging 100 Launch Event is December 8th at 6pm

United Roots’ Youth Impact Hub Oakland is teaming up with Youth Business USA and the City of Oakland Mayor’s Office to launch the Oakland’s Emerging 100 (OE 100) initiative with the mission to prepare, launch and grow 100+ underrepresented young …

United Roots & Gameheads share program model at White House Conference

United Roots & Gameheads share program model at White House Conference

United Roots and Gameheads participated in the White House Conference on Inclusive STEM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) for young people of color on October 28, 2016. The event brought together national leaders that are at the forefront of …

Gameheads Program at United Roots on CBS

Gameheads Program at United Roots on CBS

Gameheads was recently featured on a KPIX/CBS “Cool Schools” Segment. Gameheads is a program created by Damon Packwood and is a project in collaboration with United Roots, housed at Youth Impact Hub Oakland. Gameheads prepares youth and young adults for …

DetermiNation 2016-2017 Program Launching July 6th!

DetermiNation 2016-2017 Program Launching July 6th!

Determination Black Men’s Group Recruiting The DetermiNation Black Men’s Group is recruiting young Black men ages 16-24 to join our next year-long cohort, launching July 6th. DetermiNation is a cultural healing and social justice circle for transitioning-aged African American young …

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