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Read and share learnings from peers on their impact journeys, catch up from events and see what exciting things the Impact Hub community is working on.

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Joan Osato Brings Participatory Art to Impact Hub Oakland

With a background in theater and photography, Joan Osato finds an interest in storytelling. She seeks to forge new modes of narrative that shape the ways in which we take in information and perceive the world around us. Through her…

Hacking the Economy

Hacking the Economy  Impact Hub Oakland in collaboration with Essential Knowledge for Transition is proud to announce “Hacking the Economy” – a three-month series of events exploring the forces shaping our economy, what’s going terribly wrong, and the local initiatives…

A Handful of Ways to Eat Locally in Oakland

A Handful of Ways to Eat Locally in Oakland by Jocelyn Jackson, co-nourisher at Grace Hearth To eat locally in Oakland is a challenge. Everyday our bodies tell us that a relationship with food is of the utmost importance. This…

Impact Hub Oakland Celebrates our First Week!

Our doors burst open on February 3rd, 2014 and haven’t closed since! Take a moment and check our photography blog open our opening week. Oakland has been showing it’s new Impact Hub HELLA love and we are filled with so…

Member Guest Blog: Impolite Body Wisdom

By Vanissar Tarakali, Ph.D. We all know that stressful situations cause us to tense up. Our bodies contract to protect us; this is a good thing. Tensing up only becomes a problem if we cannot relax when the stressor is…

Get the Most out of Coworking at Impact Hub Oakland

We want 2014 to be the year you get stuff done at Impact Hub Oakland! We have some tips to get you started at IHO. Connect! This may seem like an obvious tip but sometimes the most obvious steps are…

Member Spotlight: Ben Glass and The Shift Chiropractic & Community Wellness

Quick Facts Name: Dr. Ben Glass, DC Hometown: Middletown, NY Impact Hub Oakland Member Since: 9/13 If You Go: Opening doors to The Shift Chiropractic located at 435 8th Street Ste 203 Oakland, CA 94607 on Saturday, January 18th 11:00am…

Member Guest Blog: A Creative Feast

On Saturday, December 14th, fifty four strangers from across the Bay Area gathered around one long table at Impact HUB Oakland (IHO). As people walked in off Broadway St. in downtown Oakland, they entered a warm space filled with flowers,…

Impact Hub Oakland Year-in-Review

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