Tag Archives: Students

Oakland Tribune: East Oakland program helps youth become `agents of change'

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April 19, 213 By Katherine Brown In looking at the negative perception many people have of East Oakland, one would think that there was no opportunity for success, especially among youth. With limited resources and outlets to support youth in … Continue reading »


The 2012 YES Conference

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January 31, 2013 By Lisa Hewitt The Gay-Straight Alliance Network (GSA Network) is a national organization which links school-based Gay-Straight Alliances across the country with each other, to community partners, as well as aids in leadership development and activist training. … Continue reading »


American Graduate Student Film Festival

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Deadline for Entries: March 1st, 2013 What is the American Graduate Student Film Festival? The American Graduate Student Film Festival (AGFF) is an online video competition for students ages 10 to 19 to engage youth about the high student dropout … Continue reading »


KQED: Education Nonprofit to Help Expand Math, Science Program in Oakland Middle Schools

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December 21, 2012 By Barbara Grady Oakland Unified School District this week became a beneficiary of a major federal grant that will bring science, technology, engineering and math – STEM – educational experiences to as many as two thousand OUSD students. It … Continue reading »


The Education Report: Oakland’s new youth theater company opens its season Dec. 6

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November 28, 2012 By Katy Murphy Gritty City Rep opened in January, and its executive artistic director, Lindsay Krumbein, says it’s the first stand-alone youth theater company in Oakland. The group rehearses six hours a week in downtown Oakland. Its … Continue reading »


Oakland North: Oakland Raiders, students sort food at Alameda County food banks

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November 21, 2012 By Sam Rolens When Brad Lubeck, 11, and his mother Stacey showed up at the Alameda County Community Food Bank for an afternoon of volunteering with his Boy Scout troop, he didn’t expect much in the way … Continue reading »


YouTube Offers All Schools Education-Only Link, Beefs Up K-12 Content

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MindShift Blog December 12, 2011 Written By Tina Barseghian All schools can now use the YouTube educational video site, youtube.com/education, without having to jump over Internet filtering hurdles. For schools that choose to opt in to the YouTube for Schools … Continue reading »