Upcoming Events

  • Case for Cannabis Interview with David M. Johnson, President of Merritt College
    Live Stream & Podcast
    Online Event
    Visit www.case4cannabis.com
  • Unfinished: Actualizing an Intersectional Antiracist Future
    Apr 08, 11:30 AM – Apr 09, 4:30 PM
    Online Event
    On April 9th at 1pm I will be moderating a conversation on "Keeping Oakland BIPOC" with Trevor Parham, CEO of Oakstop and Co-Founder of Oakland Black Business Fund, Carolyn Johnson, CEO of Black Cultural Zone, Cindy Wu, ED of Bay Area LISC, and Regina Davis.
  • ESO Winter 2021 Cohort Culminating Event
    Apr 07, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online Event
    Join the ESO Family for the culminating event of our Winter 2021 Cohort and listen to their Entrepreneurial Journey presentations, hear updates from ESO businesses and partners, and network with business owners and champions who are building this network.

EVENTS

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Past Events
Spring Community Forum Episodes
 

Closing the Digital Divide in California: A conversation with school leaders, internet providers, and the effort to close the gap

The voices of teachers, school leaders, community based and corporate internet providers from across the Bay Area on what it means to teach without a classroom, how schools are adapting to remote learning, and how to provide equitable access to online learning.

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Supporting Main Street and Startups: Accessing SBA Loans and resources for the entrepreneurial community

An in-depth conversation with Northern California SBA Director Julie Clowes on the historic role of the SBA, the Payroll Protection Program, and other resources to support small businesses to navigate the economic downturn caused by the pandemic.

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Responsive Philanthropy: Bridging the Gap during Covid-19

A look at philanthropy’s role in healing communities impacted from generations of racial trauma, from two community leaders who have brought together a coalition of stakeholders to develop Richmond’s Rapid Relief Fund.

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Stimulus Package: Impact on Equity, Workforce, Education, Entrepreneurship

An initial response to the federal Cares Act signed just days before from state and local government insiders, and social impact leaders during the early days of the crisis.

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Putting America to Work: Creating New Workforce Strategies to Come Back Stronger

A fast moving conversation with 6 youth workforce development leaders as they discuss the urgency to put 40 Million Americans back to work, the importance of entrepreneurship, and policy imperatives for Opportunity Youth.

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Closing the 2019-2020 School Year Strong

5 months is a long time to be away from school... What opportunities are there to reimagine learning? How will pedagoge be transformed? How should school look and feel different moving forward?

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The Class of 2020: Making the Transition to College & Career

A discussion between youth and higher education professionals about the challenges and opportunities facing the class of 2020 as they make decisions about what to do after graduation.

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