FUNDERS

Philanthropic Ventures Foundation

Oaklandish

Whole Foods Oakland

Alameda County Social Services

EDUCATION PARTNERS

Our education partners supported the creation of the Culinary & Food Entrepreneurship coursework, an accredited class through SF State's Step to College initiative.

Institute for Sustainable Economic, Educational and Environmental Design - experts in social justice, green technology and educational outcomes for communities of color; affiliates of San Francisco State University

Youth Impact HUB - experts in youth-led social entrepreneurship & youth development

Mandela MarketPlace - experts in food justice, cooperative business modeling and creating local supply chains for farmworkers

Red Bay Coffee - experts in barista training & social justice pedagogy in the coffee industry

Saqib Keval, The People's Kitchen - food anthropologist and foodworker activist; expert in culinary training 

The Town Kitchen - experts in culinary training, youth development and conscious consumerism

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS

Bay Area Community Resources

Beyond Emancipation

Youth Uprising

Not For Sale

EMPLOYER PARTNERS 

Mandela MarketPlace

One Planet Foods

Pinx Catering

Real Food Oakland

Red Bay Coffee

Tart! Bakery

The Town Kitchen

Vainilla Bakery

Verde Vivo Tea