Learn about BRIDGEGOOD’s community programs and how you can contribute to social impact through design. Teachers, invite us to your class for a presentation on design careers and tech resources. Students, explore no-cost programs and tech events aligned with your passions. Professionals, mentor students and share industry insights. Design a billboard focused on Oakland and […]
December 8, 2023 marked a momentous occasion for the Port of Oakland as it proudly accepted the prestigious Community Partner Award from the design for social good non-profit, BRIDGEGOOD. Photography: Jasmine Toy / Oakland, Calif. – December 15, 2023: Nestled in the heart of Jack London Square, the Port values its partnership with BRIDGEGOOD, a […]
By supporting BRIDGEGOOD, Hybrid Ink is actively contributing to the empowerment and advancement of individuals often underrepresented in the tech and design industries. This collaboration underscores the importance of creating opportunities for everyone, regardless of background or circumstance.
Celebrate with local designers, artists, and change-makers at Power of We – BRIDGEGOOD’s end-of-year fundraising event. Hear student success stories, discover design for social good, and learn about BRIDGEGOOD’s programs impacting our community.
Savor delectable eats from cherished local gems like Dimond Pizza, James & The Giant Cupcake, Holly’s Mandarin Noodles, House Kombucha, and more, making every bite a celebration of community flavors.
BRIDGEGOOD will recognize the Port of Oakland as the 2023 Community Partner of the Year, celebrating their collaboration that has resulted in the creation of 100,000 jobs over the past 5 years. This remarkable achievement stands as a testament to their joint commitment to fostering economic growth and empowerment within the community.
In a groundbreaking collaboration that highlights the power of art and storytelling in the pursuit of racial equity, BRIDGEGOOD, formerly known as Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center, has teamed up with the USC Race and Equity Center to produce a special issue of their Solutions Briefs series titled “Avenging for Equity: Race-Conscious Leaders Transforming California Community College Pathways.” This unique project showcases the artistic talents of California community college students while sharing powerful narratives of race-conscious leadership in the quest for equity.
If you are a student designer looking to kickstart your career in User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Visual Design, Graphic Design, or Product Design, building an impressive online portfolio is the first step to showcase your skills, creativity, and potential to future employers. With a number of portfolio platforms available, it can be overwhelming to choose the one that fits your needs.
In the summer of 2023, I was entrusted by the BRIDGEGOOD team to pioneer a high school internship initiative known as ‘Design Explorers.’ This program is strategically designed to nurture creative talent among high school students, aiming to diversify the tech sector and initiate meaningful, lucrative career paths.
This Pictionary episode was a united effort to support the #DesignForSocialGood cause. Rosemary and Andre joined hands to champion this cause and selected BRIDGEGOOD as the beneficiary. Situated conveniently next to the KTVU studio in Jack London Square, BRIDGEGOOD is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to empowering student designers to carve successful careers in UX and the creative industry.
BRIDGEGOOD is all about student empowerment and tech opportunity. For two decades we’ve been on a mission to provide access, professional opportunities, and tech literacy to under-resourced design students and job seekers of color. Our interview with KTVU sheds light on the impact we’ve been making since 2009.
On August 17, 2023, the iconic San Francisco Bay Bridge provided a stunning backdrop for a truly inspiring gathering at Google San Francisco. BRIDGEGOOD’s “Power of We” event showcased the incredible achievements of our UX Design Apprentices over the summer.