Day of Giving 2016

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May 3rd = Day of Giving

The 2016 Day of Giving starts tonight at MIDNIGHT. Support AnewAmerica's mission to create a more inclusive economy through entrepreneurship. With your help, we can build a healthier, more sustainable community!

Donate Now!

Click here Tuesday, May 3rd, on your lunch break from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm! Support local businesses in the East Bay,

Or donate here any time on Tuesday, May 3rd, and get your gift matched => double the impact in the South Bay!

Digital Solutions for Small Businesses

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 8:30AM – 1PM
Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
*Entrance on 14th St.*

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Learn digital tools to grow your small business! RSVP today!

8:30AM – 9:00AM

9:00AM – 9:30AM
Welcome, Keynote Carolina Huaranca, principal at Kapor Capital, will introduce keynote speaker, Laura Gomez, entrepreneur, founder, and CEO of tech start up, Atipica. Ms. Gomez will set the context for the event: promoting digital inclusion for small businesses from low-income, immigrant, communities of color.

9:45AM – 12:00PM
Workshops - Register for workshops at

Digital Basics Workshop (English)
Presentations on basic digital tools to get your business online.
Digital Basics Workshop (Spanish)
Presentations on basic digital tools to get your business online.

9:45AM – 12:30PM
Design Solutions Lab (English/Spanish) RSVP at 
Do you have pressing business challenges? Led by Alliance for Community Development, learn to identify existing or new tech tools using a Design Thinking approach. Space is limited. RSVP required by 4/29

12:00 PM – 1:00PM
Hands-On Clinic & Digital Resource Mini-Faire
A hands-on clinic will be held after the workshops to provide participants with the opportunity to apply what they learned with help from volunteers from tech industry & AnewAmerica staff. A Digital Resource mini-Faire will also feature additional digital resources & partners.

For more information about AnewAmerica Community Corporation, visit: or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Thanks to our speakers and partners!

Digital Solutions partner list

(partial list)

Holiday Giving Challenge 2015

AnewAmerica's 2015 Holiday Giving Challenge: Grow Small Businesses, Build an Inclusive Economy

This holiday season, help build an inclusive economy with a tax-deductible donation to AnewAmerica Community Corporation!

On Giving Tuesday, AnewAmerica shined the spotlight on giving local - and launched Grow Small Businesses, Build and Inclusive Economy as a way for anyone to donate toward coaching and tools for small businesses in the East Bay and South Bay.

Give a great holiday gift to your community. If we've impacted or inspired you or someone you know, please help us by spreading your story and our link, or by donating to the fund!

Reception for New Port of Oakland Commissioners

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Join Us!

An evening reception honoring new Port Commissioners, Andreas Cluver, Arabella Martinez, and Joan Story, featuring special guest Mayor Libby Schaaf. Light appetizers and drinks will be served. Proceeds from this event will support AnewAmerica Community Corporation, a Bay Area based non-profit organization creating prosperity in the region since 1999.

Partnerships between the Port of Oakland and local community based organizations, like AnewAmerica, play a powerful role in addressing the growing racial wealth gap and income inequality devastating families throughout the Bay Area by creating economic opportunity throughout the region.

Come join us on April 14th! Get tickets below:

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Major Sponsors: Port of Oakland, Scott's Seafood Restaurant, Building & Construction Trades Council of Alameda County, Alameda Labor Council, Sheet Metal Workers’ Local Union No.104, Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, California Centers for International Trade Development

Event Sponsors: Unity Council, IDLF Solutions, Cestra “Ces” Butner, ABC Security Service Inc., Teamsters Local No. 853, Oakland Builders Alliance, East Bay Community Foundation, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), Latino Community Foundation 

For sponsorship opportunities, contact Jessica Chittaphong, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; (510) 540-7785


Best of EXPO 2015

Microbusiness EXPO - August 13, 2015

Thank you for making our EXPO a resounding success!

With over 300 guests & supporters, AnewAmerica's Ready, Set, Grow EXPO generated good times and funds to support entrepreneurs from low-income families in the Bay Area. We thank you all for making this the most successful EXPO yet!

Announcing Best of EXPO 2015

The results are in!

Best Display (Food): Arepas La Caleñita

Best Display (Products & Services): It's a TIE La Vicentina Salvadorian Candy & Taller Xochicura

Learn more about our winners HERE!

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