Welcome to the
Black Renaissance 2.0
EMPOWERMENT | OPPORTUNITY | SERVICE
We empower Bay Area African Americans and underserved communities to achieve their highest true social parity, economic self-reliance, power, and civil rights. The League promotes economic empowerment through education, job training, housing, community development, workforce development, leadership programs, entrepreneurship, health, sustainability, and quality of life.
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BLACK EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP ACCELERATOR
CURRENT PROGRAM DATES:
September 5, 2023 - November 14, 2023
2 hours per week.
The Black Executive Leadership Accelerator is a vehicle for professionals from African American and underrepresented communities to develop critical leadership skills, navigate accelerating change in the business ecosystem, and strengthen their impact. Throughout the virtual program, participants will reflect upon modern opportunities and challenges that African American leaders face.
Application Deadline: August 25, 2023
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FREE STEM SUMMER CAMP FOR YOUTH
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
Join our 3rd Annual STEM Summer Program to learn exciting concepts in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Optimization, and Coding. Then use these concepts to do a plethora of things including Making Music, Solving Sudoku, Diagnosing Breast Cancer, and aligning DNA Sequences! No experience is required for Level 1 Camp. Camps are taught with individual attention from Kids Teach Tech teachers and UC Berkeley Engineering students to ensure every student learns hands-on at their pace. In person and virtual options are available for youth in High School and Middle School.
*This camp is in partnership with Georgia Tech, Seth Bonder
Foundation, and the National Science Foundation Artificial
Level 1 Summer Camp: June 12th - June 16th (Beginner)
Level 2 Summer Camp: July 24th - July 28th (Intermediate)
THE FINANCIAL JOURNEY TO OWNING A HOME
Join us for a six-series seminar for first-time homebuyers! No matter where you are in your journey, we'll provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to make informed decisions for you and your family. Connect with experts, build financial foundations, learn about debt and identity theft, and more.
We invite you to register for our Accessing your Credit & Track your Online Security session, the fourth seminar in our six-series seminar program. This session will help you better understand Importance of credit and online security in the home buying process, protecting personal information and preventing identity theft and maintaining a strong credit score for favorable mortgage terms.
The Municipal Fellows Program is designed for those seeking to be in local or county government. This 2-month long program is a comprehensive career development opportunity. This program allows Fellows to gain critical insight into the city and county-level government and develop key skills necessary to thrive. Fellows will receive a $2000 stipend.
We are seeking solution-driven, early-career professionals with a passion for making a difference in their community to join our program and learn first-hand the complexities and challenges of governing in the nation’s most populated state.
Applications Due: June 1, 2023
Program Dates: June 20, 2023 - August 15, 2023
Upcoming and Recent Events
- Tue, May 30Grand Lake TheatreMay 30, 6:45 PM – 9:00 PMGrand Lake Theatre, 3200 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610, USAIn appreciation of Mental Health Awareness Month, Urban League Bay Area invites you for a unique cinematic experience. We're hosting a special screening of “A Snowy Day in Oakland” at the Grand Lake Theatre on Tuesday, May 30th at 6:45pm.
- Fri, May 05The Meritage Resort and SpaMay 05, 4:00 PM PDT – May 07, 8:00 PM PDTThe Meritage Resort and Spa, 875 Bordeaux Way, Napa, CA 94558, USAJoin us at The Getaway, a festival of fine wine, gourmet cuisine, live music, and stunning art. Sip on world-class wines, savor delectable bites, and indulge in the ultimate sensory experience in the heart of wine country. Don't miss out on this exclusive escape!
- Wed, Mar 29Temple Sinai - Stern HallMar 29, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDTTemple Sinai - Stern Hall, 2808 Summit St, Oakland, CA 94609, USAJoin us as we come together to honor the many traditions that make Oakland such a dynamic and diverse community. A hot meal will be served, and the ritual foods of the Seder plate will be shared. There is no charge.