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Meet the 2017 Fellows: Rasa, Ptah and Norman

Meet the 2017 Fellows: Rasa, Ptah and Norman

Ptah Asabi  – I live in San Leandro, CA. I am in my second semester at chabot college, studying Electrical Engineering. I am a part of SBBC (Striving Black Brothers Coalition), Gameheads/Devops, and the Daraja/ Umoja Community. Rasa Ostad – …

Youth Impact Hub at United Roots Launches Oakland’s Emerging 100

Youth Impact Hub at United Roots Launches Oakland’s Emerging 100

In partnership with Youth Business USA and the City of Oakland, Youth Impact Hub Oakland at United Roots launched the Oakland’s Emerging 100, a collaborative initiative to prepare, launch and grow 100+ underserved young entrepreneurs in Oakland each year! On …

2016 Youth Hub Fellows finish year-long training program and join Oakland’s Emerging 100 initiative

2016 Youth Hub Fellows finish year-long training program and join Oakland’s Emerging 100 initiative

The 2016 Youth Hub Fellowship just finished their year-long training program at United Roots, and are excited to join Oakland’s Emerging 100 initiative! (Youth Fellows and Staff from 2016 Youth Impact Hub Oakland training program) United Roots’ Youth Impact Hub …

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 …

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 …