Founded 2009, we bridge the Digital Literacy and Opportunity Divide among students and entrepreneurs.


Local talent empowers community.

Oakland Digital provides digital marketing, social branding, and design services to empower businesses in Oakland and the East Bay. We train, mentor, and staff our studio with students from the community.

Digital Literacy

Essential 21st century skills to be more productive at work, compute with confidence, use technology to complement modern lifestyles, and pursue careers to put relevant skills to work.


Professional resources to gain employment in technology and business; providing the skills, knowledge, and work experience that help jump-start successful careers and build a pipeline of employable creatives.

Tech Inclusion

Access and exposure to tech opportunities for young people of color—especially women and communities historically under resourced and/or underrepresented in technology.


Inspire civic pride and engagement through student-designed, community-generated billboards; provide a meaningful outlet for young people to spread messages of hope, resiliency, and inspiration.



‘Education’ winner at East Bay Innovation Awards 2015, TechCrunch Include 2014 Finalist, Oaklandish Innovators Awards Recipient, NewCo Oakland honor.

Supporting Education

Program collaboration and key partnerships with Laney College, Berkeley City College, Diablo Valley College, Chabot College, and Mission College.


Thought leadership and community-based initiatives led by Google, Clorox Co., Twitter, Office of the Mayor, The North Face, and Golden State Warriors.

Meaningful design changes the world. Oakland Digital sparks change by equipping students with skills, experience, and inspiration.

By donating, YOU're helping under resourced communities achieve economic success and empowerment through digital literacy and opportunity. Our professional development programs for community college students and small business development initiatives are making a difference. Thanks to your generous support, Oakland Digital is transforming the lives of nearly 4,000 East Bay citizens!

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