Melanated A.C.T. (Art, Culture, and Technology)Venus Morris
To heal the black and brown community through the production of high quality natural self care products, creative expression workshops, and the art of digital storytelling.
Mentor: Desire Johnson Forté
Rooted in Richmond CooperativeValerie Jameson
Rooted in Richmond’s mission is to nourish and uplift the local community in a self-sustaining movement led by the youth of West Contra Costa to offer healthy and culturally relevant food and drink options that both employ and transform our lives and economy.
Mentor: Alejandra Yanez
the PlugPtah Asabi, Norman Weekes, Rasa Ostad
We are a DevOps team building IT skills with underprivileged youth in San Francisco and the East Bay through mentorship that will enable them to gain employment and excel in the IT field.
Mentor: Isabel Bustillos
De Gud Fix Phones And Computer RepairsMathew O Abiola
We create job opportunities for less privileged youth in our community by teaching them phone and computer repairs skills, in order to keep them off the street, avoid incarceration, and reduce unemployment.
Mentor: Hadar Dor
The Custom CollectionCatrina Byias
Our mission is to help women feel beautiful, self confident and be economically independent through the distribution of premium quality custom lace units.
Mentor: Jessica Hammond
GoGetters 4 LifeDeMario Williams
To raise awareness of community issues that affect the younger generation by throwing conscious hip hop showcases.
Mentor: Dave Room
Soup For The SoulJoseph Tsai
Connecting communities to encourage the importance of diversity by providing a space to share cultural soups.
Mentor: Ivey Williams
Pairs party goers with personal drivers to provide a cost effective, safe, and responsible transportation option after social events through the comfort of their own vehicle.
WeCozyBroke produces black influenced products, information, and events centered in self-care, empowerment, and self expression for LGBT youth and adults of color.
Mentor: Brittany Hinchliff
BLK MGKDestiny Iwuoma, Ab Banks
BLK MGK is a collective of eight Black artists based in the Bay Area providing radical healing through events and artistic experiences. Our safe spaces bring together a creative and active audience on a tangible path to liberation.