Design Studio
for Good

Oakland Digital is a nonprofit organization that helps design students build meaningful careers. We believe creativity can bridge the tech gap between communities while preparing students for the competitive workforce.

A community where every student has access and opportunity to succeed.

Supporting innovation and transformative development.

Digital Literacy

Essential 21st century skills to boost productivity, compute with confidence, optimize technology, and match skills to relevant career paths.


Professional resources that provide students with knowledge, experience, and skills to jump-start meaningful, new careers.

Tech Inclusion

Leveling the tech landscape to include women and people of color to succeed in the digital marketplace.


Student-designed projects that deepen community engagement, igniting resiliency, equality, and change.



‘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 5,200 East Bay citizens!

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Design & Business Students


Return on Investment


Skilled Volunteer Hours /yr

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