Help students design for social good

BRIDGEGOOD provides equitable tech access, design opportunities, and professional resources to job seekers.

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#DesignForSocialGood

At BRIDGEGOOD, we believe creativity can (and is) positively changing the world.

 

BRIDGEGOOD equips Black, Indigenous, and Women of Color with career skills required for 2.6+ million tech job openings.

We aim to train 40,000 student Designers by 2030 — with a focus on User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Product Design, and Visual Design careers.

BRIDGEGOOD’s programs boost the local economy by $8.4 million, leading to tangible opportunities for 21st century employment, economic mobility, and community success.

Incorporated July 2009 as Oakland Digital Arts and Literacy Center Inc, BRIDGEGOOD is an award-winning 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, EIN 27-0720655. Donations are tax-deductible.

BRIDGEGOOD Community Studio is located at 95 Washington Street, a waterfront facility situated in Oakland’s iconic Jack London Square.

Help keep creativity alive

Together, let’s cultivate the next generation of design leaders.

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BRIDGEGOOD Core Programs

Provides inclusive experiences
& career readiness programs.

Each year we ask emerging Creatives and Designers to create original artwork that answers the question, “What about Oakland inspires you?”

Provides 3-months of tuition-free access, hands-on training, and portfolio building activities for diverse Bay Area Creatives, Artists, and Designers. 

Provides BRIDGEGOOD graduates with 120+ hours of design education, direct mentorship, and open labs curated by industry & tech professionals. 

Our Values

Collaboration & Inclusiveness

Transparency & Neutrality

Content Creation & Innovation

Knowledge Sharing & Learning

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BRIDGEGOOD Approach

The best solutions come from the students that we serve.

In the spirit of design thinking and creative problem-solving, BRIDGEGOOD programs are constantly evolving with community input and feedback. We bring the best of BRIDGEGOOD to provide real-world opportunities for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) communities.
  • Workforce & Tech Education - 36%
  • Accessibility, Diversity & Inclusion - 12%
  • Student Voices & Digital Arts - 29%
  • Economic & Job Mobility - 24%

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The BRIDGEGOOD Experience

BRIDGEGOOD is building the next pipeline of employable designers, providing them with professional experience and real-world opportunities.

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RESILIENCE Fundraiser Celebration

Join design professionals, community leaders, and do-gooders at RESILIENCE. Learn about the power of design for social good while celebrating…

BRIDGEGOOD Community Studio @ Jack London Square

Address

95 Washington Street Oakland, CA 94607

Phone

(510) 435-2945

Email

info@bridgegood.org

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