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People's Pitch 2015

On May 23, 9 teams of youth social entrepreneurs from the Youth Hub Fellowship Program (a year-long social entrepreneurship training and co-working program of Youth SEED in partnership with United Roots) presented their proposals for social enterprises to create equity in low-income communities to an all-star panel of community leaders.  Each team pitched for $1000 in seed funding provided by The Pollination Project and an additional $2000 in bonus funding from BLING!  Click here for photos.

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Youth SEED @ RYSE!

In April, Youth SEED partnered with the RYSE center to bring social enterprise training to youth in Richmond. In a 6-week program, youth were led through the process of creating a Business Model Canvass, SWOT analysis and work plans for implementing their own ideas for community benefitting enterprises. Congratulations to the youth of Richmond for developing their visions for a more equitable community! Click here for more photos.

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Youth Oakland Makers

On May 6, 2015 the City of Oakland & Oakland Makers hosted “Oakland Makers Day. Linda Sanchez of Fureza Indigena and Daisy Ozim of Resilient Wellness & 13th Goddess, where among the young makers that spoke on a panel called, “Youth Makers Showcase & Discussion.” The panel was moderated by Youth SEED’s aManda Greene & Kristi Holohan from Rock Paper Collective.

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Coming to a school near you!

Youth SEED is proud to announce an exciting partnership with the AT&T Foundation that will train our youth alumni to become program facilitators and bring our social enterpise traininings into local schools and community organizations. Youth HUB Fellows will be trained to deliver our Intro to Social Enteprise workshops and support the development of partnerships with schools that will allow Youth SEED to scale our impact and provide more opportuniteis for youth in the Bay Area to create their own solutions to the most pressing issues in theis communities.  Contact Gino Pastori-Ng if you are interested in bringing Youth SEED training to your school or organization.

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Invest in Youth-Led Solutions

Youth SEED is made possible by YOUR support!  Do you want to see youth creating their own solutions to the most pressing issues in our community?   Invest in the next generation of social entrepreneurs in the Bay Area and make a contribution today!

$1000 provides one year of social entrepreneurship training for one youth in the Youth HUB Fellowship Program

$500 provides a full two-part Intro to Social Entreprenurship training for a school or organization

$250 provides an Intro to Social Entreprenurship training for a school or organization

$100 provides facilitation training for one youth alumni


Youth SEED is a fiscally sponsored project of Community Initiatives.

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