Berkeley Ventures, Berkeley Values

The Berkeley Startup Cluster strives to align the growth of Berkeley’s innovation sector with the community values of diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Berkeley startup founders and tech industry workers to find meaningful ways to create diverse teams and build a local economy that benefits our entire community.

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Berkeley Ventures and Berkeley Values

500 Women Scientists

Ways to Engage:
Lead by example
Focus Area:
Gender Equity, STEM Education
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

Bay Area Council

Ways to Engage:
Join the Group, Influence local or regional policy
Focus Area:
East Bay livability
Time Commitment:
Less than one day per month

Bay Area Teen Science

Ways to Engage:
Donate or Sponsor
Focus Area:
STEM education
Time Commitment:
One time annually

Be A Scientist

Ways to Engage:
Teach Tutor or Mentor
Focus Area:
STEM education
Time Commitment:
Less than one day per week

Berkeley Adult School

Ways to Engage:
Teach Tutor or Mentor, Donate or Sponsor
Focus Area:
Local Hiring, STEM Education
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

Berkeley City College

Ways to Engage:
Lead by Example, Teach Tutor or Mentor, Hire Local.
Focus Area:
Local Hiring, STEM Education
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

Berkeley Community Scholars

Ways to Engage:
Teach Tutor or Mentor, Lead by Example, Hire Local, Donate or Sponsor
Focus Area:
Local Hiring, STEM Education
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

Berkeley High School

Ways to Engage:
Teach, Tutor or Mentor, Lead by example, Hire local talent
Focus Area:
STEM education, Local Hiring
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

Berkeley School Volunteers

Ways to Engage:
Teach, Tutor or Mentor
Focus Area:
STEM education
Time Commitment:
Less than one day per week

BioLink Depot

Ways to Engage:
Volunteer for a specific project, Donate or Sponsor
Focus Area:
STEM Education
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

Biotech Partners

Ways to Engage:
Hire Local, Donate or Sponsor, Teach Tutor or Mentor, Volunteer for a specific project, Join the Group
Focus Area:
STEM Education, Local Hiring
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

Cal State University Institute for STEM Education

Ways to Engage:
Hire Local, Lead by Example, Volunteer for a specific project, Teach Tutor or Mentor
Focus Area:
STEM education, Local Hiring
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

Code for Berkeley Brigade

Ways to Engage:
Teach Tutor or Mentor
Focus Area:
STEM Education
Time Commitment:
Less than one day per month

Community Resources for Science

Ways to Engage:
Teach Tutor or Mentor, Donate or Sponsor, Lead by Example
Focus Area:
STEM education
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

East Bay Bicycle Coalition

Ways to Engage:
Volunteer for a specific project, Donate or Sponsor & Join the Group
Focus Area:
East Bay livability
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

East Bay Economic Development Alliance

Ways to Engage:
Join the Group, Influence local or regional policy
Focus Area:
East Bay livability
Time Commitment:
Less than one day per month

Fixit Clinic

Ways to Engage:
Volunteer for a specific project
Focus Area:
East Bay livability, STEM Education
Time Commitment:
One time annually

Girls Garage

Ways to Engage:
Teach Tutor or Mentor, Donate Funds or Sponsor
Focus Area:
STEM Education, Gender Equity
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

Hidden Genius Project

Ways to Engage:
Teach Tutor or Mentor, Donate or Sponsor, Hire Local
Focus Area:
STEM education, Local Hiring
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

Homeless Action Center

Ways to Engage:
Donate or Sponsor
Focus Area:
East Bay livability
Time Commitment:
Less than an hour annually

Lawrence Hall of Science

Ways to Engage:
Teach Tutor or Mentor
Focus Area:
STEM education
Time Commitment:
Less than one day per month

Open Computing Facility

Ways to Engage:
Lead by example
Focus Area:
STEM education
Time Commitment:
One time annually

Replate

Ways to Engage:
Donate or Sponsor, Volunteer for a specific project
Focus Area:
East Bay livability
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

Safe Time

Ways to Engage:
Volunteer for a specific project, Lead by example, Donate or Sponsor
Focus Area:
East Bay livability
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

Scientific Adventures for Girls

Ways to Engage:
Teach Tutor or Mentor, Donate or Sponsor
Focus Area:
STEM education, Gender Equity
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

STEM Future Foundation Partnership

Ways to Engage:
Donate or Sponsor, Teach Tutor or Mentor
Focus Area:
STEM education
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

SupplyBank.Org

Ways to Engage:
Donate or Sponsor, Volunteer for a specific project
Focus Area:
East Bay livability
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

Tech Exchange

Ways to Engage:
Donate or Sponsor, Volunteer for a specific project
Focus Area:
East Bay livability, STEM Education
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

TechEquity Collaborative

Ways to Engage:
Donate or Sponsor, Join the Group, Influence local or regional policy
Focus Area:
East Bay livability
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

TechHire Oakland

Ways to Engage:
Donate or Sponsor, Teach Tutor or Mentor, Hire Local
Focus Area:
STEM Education, Local Hiring
Time Commitment:
Time commitment varies by activity.

The Culture of Repair

Ways to Engage:
Teach Tutor or Mentor
Focus Area:
East Bay livability, STEM Education
Time Commitment:
One time annually

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