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 […]

By |December 5th, 2016|Great News|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

Echoing Green Announces 2016 Fellowship Award for Gameheads

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Echoing Green, a global organization that supports social entrepreneurs, today announced that Damon Packwood has received a highly competitive Fellowship to help launch Gameheads. The 33 exceptional innovators in the 2016 Fellowship class will further develop social enterprises that address some of the world’s most intractable challenges around economic development, racial and gender equality, […]

By |June 15th, 2016|Great News|0 Comments