Help students design for social good

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


Graduates launched design careers


Organizations and schools supported


Students impacted through core programs

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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.

BRIDGEGOOD aims to train 40,000 student designers by 2030, specifically focusing on launching careers for designers of color in fields including User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Product Design, and Visual Design.

Through our programs, BRIDGEGOOD has contributed $12.8 million to the local San Francisco Bay Area economy. This contribution has created tangible opportunities for modern employment, economic advancement, and community prosperity.

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.

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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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Community-driven data brings our best ideas forward. Embracing design thinking and creative problem-solving, BRIDGEGOOD programs continually evolve through community input and feedback. As a catalyst for change, we leverage the strengths of BRIDGEGOOD to offer real-world opportunities for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) communities. Our focus areas include:

Workforce & Tech Education
Accessibility & Inclusion
Student Voices & Digital Arts
Economic & Job Mobility

Journey into the World of Inclusive Design: #BRIDGEGOOD

Commitment to advancing design equity and economic inclusion.

BRIDGEGOOD Community Studio @ Jack London Square


95 Washington Street Oakland, CA 94607


(510) 435-2945


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