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BAOBOB: The East Bay’s New Black Business Directory

Posted by | Oakland, Oakstop Members, Press | May 10, 2016

As featured in the East Bay Express… In the battle for Black livelihood, Oakstop member, YaVette Holts is leading the economic front. The massage therapist — and founder of Cowrie Village, a non-profit with programs that encourage alternatives to traditional monetary exchanges — wants to create the financial infrastructure that the movement can turn to […]

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Oakstop Taking Ownership and Sharing Space (Interview)

Posted by | Oakland, Press, Workspace | April 08, 2015

Oakstop was recently featured in an article on a new blog title, What’s Happening Black Oakland about the changing landscape in Oakland, particularly around real estate and community displacement. What’s Happening Black Oakland is a resource for black people to connect with and inform each other about transformative work happening in the Oakland black community. […]

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Oakstop Turns One!

Posted by | coworking, Events, Exhibits, Oakland, Oakstop Members, Press | February 03, 2015

They say the first year of business is the hardest, and it looks like we’ve made it through!! Please join us for a big party celebrating our 1 year anniversary and all of the members and contributors who have made Oakstop possible! The event coincides with the grand opening of the Black Artists on Art […]

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Oakstop Featured in Oakland Magazine!

Posted by | Events, Oakland, Oakstop Members, Press, Workshops, Workspace | November 04, 2014

When coworking started in the Bay Area about a decade ago, it was an experiment. The Hypothesis: Independent professionals who share a flexible environment work better together than they do alone. The Concept: For a monthly fee, members get access to a furnished workspace, WiFi, printers, a kitchen, and most importantly, each other. Liberated from […]

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OaklandLocal: Coworking Spaces Emphasize Tech and Culture

Posted by | Oakstop Members, Press | March 04, 2014

Oakstop was featured in OaklandLocal on March 4th alongside Pandora, The Coup, and HUB Oakland, in an article highlighting Oakland organizations emphasizing the intersection of tech and culture. The article features a brief interview with Oakstop Founder, Trevor Parham, describing how Oakstop’s workspace provides the feel of a tech startup while still catering to creative […]

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