Youth SEED




Youth SEED supports the development of community led social enterprises by providing training, resources and investment to young innovators who traditionally face barriers to economic opportunities.

 Youth Social Entrepreneurship in Japan

Aug 21, 2014

By gino


YPLAN Pitch Workshop YPLAN Pitch Workshop

On August 7, Youth SEED facilitated workshops for Y-PLAN (Youth - Plan, Learn, Act, Now) as part of the Tomodachi Youth Leadership Exchange program.

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 Youth SEED Pitch Event

Aug 05, 2014

By gino


Youth SEED pitch event Youth SEED pitch event

On July 29th, 2014 five passionate and dedicated teams pitched their Social Enterprises at Impact HUB Oakland for a total of $1,700 in cash prizes.

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 YouthMade Workshop

Jul 17, 2014

By gino


YouthMade Workshop YouthMade Workshop

On June 24, Youth SEED facilitated an Intro to Social Enterprise workshop for youth from the YouthMade program.

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 Youth SEED Intensive this summer!

Jun 10, 2014

By gino


Are you passionate about Social Change? Do you see problems in your community that you want to address? Do you have a creative idea that you feel can bring positive change to your hood? Join the Youth SEED Intensive July 12, 19 and 29 to develop a social enterprise solution! Click on the link to apply before the July 1 deadline:Youth SEED Intensive Application

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 Creative Facilitation Training

Jun 03, 2014

By gino


PYE Training PYE Training

Youth SEED recently partnered with Partners for Youth Empowerment to host a creative faciliation training at United Roots!

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 Sustainable Enterprise Conference

May 02, 2014

By gino


Sustainable Enterprise Conference Sustainable Enterprise Conference

On April 30, Youth SEED attended the ninth annual Sustainable Enterprise Conference!

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 Boys and Men of Color Resource Fair

Apr 01, 2014

By gino


Laney BMoC Resource Fair Laney BMoC Resource Fair

From March 26-29, Youth SEED was proud to participate in the Boys and Men of Color Resource Fair at Laney College

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 Youth Led Food Truck!

Mar 14, 2014

By gino


B:E Business Model Canvass B:E Business Model Canvass

Youth SEED recently began an innovative partnership with Beyond Emancipation to create a youth-led food truck in East Oakland.

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 Social Enterprise Alliance 2014 Summit!

Mar 05, 2014

By gino


Youth SEED is proud to announce that Co-Director Gino Pastori-Ng has been selected as a member of 50 Under 40, a cohort of 50 emerging social enterprise leaders under age 40 in the United States

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 Echoing Green Semifinals!

Feb 19, 2014

By gino


Echoing Green Fellowship Echoing Green Fellowship

Youth SEED is honored to be selected as one of 444 global semi-finalists for the Echoing Green Fellowship!

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 Workshop with South American Amigos!

Feb 05, 2014

By gino


Amigos Youth Ambassadors Amigos Youth Ambassadors

On January 29, Youth SEED hosted 25 youth from Paraguay and Uruguay for an intensive social enterprise workshop...

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 Youth Community Innovators Forum

Jan 27, 2014

By gino


Youth Community Innovators Forum Youth Community Innovators Forum

On January 22, 2014, Youth SEED hosted a panel discussion featuring organizations who are pushing the envelope of youth innovation through technology and entrepreneurship...

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 Youth HUB Film Showcase October 22!

Join Youth SEED at the Black & Brown Unity Short Film Showcase, the 2nd event in the Beloved Community Event Series for Youth Impact HUB Oakland.

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Apply today for the Youth HUB Fellowship Program.  Youth ages 16-24, click here to apply.  Adults interested in participating as a mentor, click here to apply.  Application Deadline is November 1!



"Youth SEED is a great program, and I recommend it for everyone that really wants to make a difference in their community. Youth SEED teaches you step by step on how to make your own social enterprise." -Tiffany, Oakland