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.

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.

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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.

In the spirit of design thinking and creative problem-solving, BRIDGEGOOD programs are constantly evolving with community input and feedback. A catalyst for change, 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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BRIDGEGOOD Community Studio @ Jack London Square


95 Washington Street Oakland, CA 94607


(510) 435-2945


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