Black Youth Development Book
A directory of Black-led educational programs
for youth in Oakland
The BYD Book helps families and caregivers of Black youth in Oakland find community-led programs that educate and nurture our children from preschool through young adulthood.
These programs – from more than 50 organizations – range from literacy to mentorship, health & wellness, STEM, arts, African-centered curriculum, college support, career prep, and much more. Most are free, some are low-cost, and some are opportunities for paid work experience.
Use the filters below to find programs that fit your interests and needs.
Program information last updated Oct 2023