#YesWeCode Oakland Gala: An Evening with Van Jones & Friends

Join Startup Weekend
Rebuild the Dream
and #YesWeCode http://www.yeswecode.org/ in celebrating the launch of
Oakland’s first Startup Weekend at Impact Hub Oakland and the city of
Oakland as the flagship city for #YesWeCode’s national initiatives.

Following the evening’s honoree (Van Jones) keynote address, there will
a panel of leaders from across business, government, and social sectors
discussing the theme for Startup Weekend Oakland, “Building a Silicon
Valley that lives up to Dr. King’s dream”. There will be plenty of
networking opportunities, and a chance to meet the young people who have
been building apps for the weekend before they prepare for their final
pitches on Sunday.

Event Link: http://ywcoak.eventbrite.com

When: Feb 8th (6pm - 9pm) Saturday

Where: Historic Rotunda building - 300 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA

About Startup Weekend Oakland:

Oakland’s 1st Startup Weekend and the 1st global hackathon for Black
Achievement, Startup Weekend Oakland - Black Male Achievement (BMA) is a
weekend long event (February 7th - 9th, 2014) that gathers innovators,
coders, and designers from across the globe to collaboratively
an app alongside young Black males in Oakland.

Startup Weekend Oakland’s family of contributors, sponsors, and
partners include: Open Society Foundations’ Campaign for Black Male
Achievement (CBMA), PolicyLink, The Kapor Center for Social Impact,
Hub Oakland, SOCAP, ThoughtWorks, Black Girls Code, Pitch Mixer
Entrepreneur Forum, Cooperative Education Ventures, Black Founders, and
many others.

Event Link: http://bmaoakland.startupweekend.org/

When: Feb 7-9 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)

Where: Impact Hub Oakland (2323 Broadway)