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.
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.
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.
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!
Register to volunteer on Friday, May 5th, 2023 (9:30am-11:30am) at CCPA high school in East Oakland with Girl Geek X to attend Senior Expo – give feedback and support to students on their final presentations! – CANCELED DUE TO STRIKE
May 25, 2023 Teacher Appreciation Luncheon at Coliseum College Prep Academy in East Oakland with Cafe Gabriela box lunches (pulled pork was the crowd favorite), Anthony’s Cookies, and Girl Geek X goodie bags.