The Oakland Videogame Fest – Ending the Year on a High Note

Gameheads would like to thank everyone for participating in the 1st Annual Oakland Video Game Fest, which took place over three days at the Kapor Center for Social Impact. We were thrilled to end our first full year with a celebration of multiculturalism and tech in the East Bay.

Read coverage of #OakGameFest by the […]

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Oakland nonprofit Gameheads seeks to diversify tech through gaming

By Kevin Truong
Originally printed in the San Francisco Business Times.

In the basement level of the Kapor Center of Social Innovation in Uptown Oakland, teenagers stare at laptops with big smiles and tired eyes. On their screens are the products of the Oakland Game Jam, a two-day event where students are given the task of conceiving, designing […]

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United Roots & Gameheads share program model at White House Conference


Originally printed on the United Roots blog.

United Roots and Gameheads participated in the White House Conference on Inclusive STEM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) for young people of color on October 28, 2016. The event brought together national leaders that are at the forefront of this work, including Dr. Mae Jemison, the first Black female […]

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