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Girl Geek X Community ADOPTED a public Oakland high school for the 2022-2023 school year! 

September 1, 2022
volunteers back to school august

Starting in the pandemic 2021-2022 school year, Girl Geek X community volunteers have served the students students and educators at CCPA. We are contiuing sponsorship of the school for the 2022-2023 school year!

Our goal is to support students at Coliseum College Prep Academy in Oakland, California serving grades 6-12 with a computer science pathway, by providing access to volunteers and role models from the professional community for students. We partnered with Oakland Education Fund, a nonprofit coordinating volunteer activities with public schools in Oakland.

CCPA has the highest college-going rate in the district despite being located in one of Oakland’s highest poverty neighborhoods. 

back to school volunteers girl geek x ccpa august

Thank you VOLUNTEERS for supporting back-to-school prep with CCPA teachers on Friday, August 5, 2022 in East Oakland!

Our Girl Geek X Community volunteers helped teachers with classroom projects to prepare for students return to campus in August for the new ’22-’23 school year. ❤️

back to school campus ccpa girl geek x volunteers august

Thank you to AWS volunteers for hosting CCPA high school seniors for a field trip to AWS offices in downtown San Francisco on December 9, 2022!

AWS employees volunteered valuable career insights with students, who asked questions in small groups of 5-15 students rotating around the room.

aws field trip for ccpa high school seniors december csedweek

Thank you Girl Geek X community volunteers for attending Winter Expo Night (December 14, 2022 at CCPA) to give students feedback on their senior capstone projects!

Girl Geek X CCPA Winter Expo Night Student Project Feedback
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