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Gameheads Radio Episode 5: Dual Meanings

Gameheads Radio is a podcast that features students and mentors from the Gameheads program. We want to highlight members of our community as they talk about their work, share silly stories and document their development towards a career in the video game and tech industries.

Gameheads Radio sits down with Team Phantom members Jeremy Luong, Jesus […]

By |October 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gameheads and Executive Director, Damon Packwood featured on NBC BLK

“Interactivity is the language of our generation, similar to how hip-hop and rap was mine, and for my parents, it was jazz and blues. So video games is their culture.”
To read more check out the full article here.

By |October 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gameheads Radio Episode 4: LUCiD

Gameheads Radio is a podcast that features students and mentors from the Gameheads program. We want to highlight members of our community as they talk about their work, share silly stories and document their development towards a career in the video game and tech industries.

Gameheads Radio sits down with Team Lucid members Rebecca Taylor, Jose […]

By |September 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Announcing the DevOps Program Powered by TekPerfect

Gameheads is proud to announce our new DevOps Program for young adults ages 18 – 24. Spearheaded by advisory board member, Alfonso Hooker, the Co-Founder and CEO of TekPerfect, the goal of the program is to provide students with DevOps training, which will eventually lead to paid contract work through TekPerfect, an Oakland based IT […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gameheads Radio Episode 3: Amnesiacs

Gameheads Radio is a podcast that features students and mentors from the Gameheads program. We want to highlight members of our community as they talk about their work, share silly stories and document their development towards a career in the video game and tech industries.

Gameheads radio sits down with Team-Tastic which consist of Chun Tat […]

By |September 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Announcing the Gameheads: Middle School Program

Gameheads Partners with After-School All-Stars to Announce Middle School Program
The East Bay youth organization focusing on video game design and development, education and career counseling, is expanding to Claremont Middle School.

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OAKLAND, CA — Gameheads, an Oakland-based tech justice program at United Roots’ Youth Impact Hub, is teaming up with After-School All-Stars, Ever Forward, […]

By |September 12th, 2016|Great News|0 Comments

Gameheads Radio Episode 2: Brian Chan, Industry Vet and Gameheads Mentor

Gameheads Radio is a podcast that features students and mentors from the Gameheads program. We want to highlight members of our community as they talk about their work, share silly stories and document their development towards a career in the video game and tech industries.

In this episode, Dr. No sits down with Brian Chan, an […]

By |September 6th, 2016|Student Interviews|0 Comments

The Gameheads Student Showcase 2016 was a Success!!

 

More than 130 people joined us on Saturday at Impact Hub Oakland for our first annual Student Showcase! Our future game devs presented their projects, and attendees got a chance to play the games during the demo portion of the event. Thank you so much to everyone who joined us to champion diversity and inclusion in tech, […]

By |August 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gameheads Radio Episode 1: Halls HIgh

Gameheads Radio is a podcast that features students and mentors from the Gameheads program. We want to highlight members of our community as they talk about their work, share silly stories and document their development towards a career in the video game and tech industries.

In the first episode of Gameheads Radio, Nosa Edogun (Dr. No) […]

By |August 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Congratulations To Our High School Graduates

(Jose J. Martinez, Quyen-Vi Nguyen, Chun Tat Chan)

 

What are some of your hobbies and things that you’re passionate about?

Jose J. Martinez:  

 I am passionate about about two things: education and dyslexia. Education and dyslexia are very valuable to me. I have dyslexia and it was difficult for me in school. It s very difficult for […]

By |June 23rd, 2016|Student Interviews|0 Comments