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  • November 2015

  • November 2, 2015

    Antwi Akom Greenbuild Conference

    Majora Carter & Antwi Akom ~ #Eco #Justice #Visionary #Heroes @Greenbuild #gbAHSC #greenbuild2014 @majoracarter pic.twitter.com/vxOQe7ifvQ — NCIPL (@NCIPL) October 21, 2014

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  • November 1, 2015

    Interview with Antwi Akom’s at Greenbuild Conference

    View this Greenbuild interview with Dr. Antwi Akom, Ph.D where the scholar-entrepreneur discusses his work and his presentation kicking off the affordable Housing Summit at Greenbuild 2014 New Orleans. Dr. Akom is part of new generation of professors, innovators and entrepreneurs building technology to mobilize people and solve some of the world’s greatest challenges. He co-founded I-SEEED- an award-winning non-profit, building sustainable cities/schools- and Streetwize – a community-driven mobile/mapping/SMS platform. Dr. Akom has held positions at UC Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,…

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  • October 2015

  • October 10, 2015

    Antwi Akom interviewed on Pittsburgh Public Radio

    How do we develop a sharing economy that respects the environment and diverse communities? Antwi Akom, an environmental sociologist spoke on the topic in Pittsburgh as part of the Green Building Alliance’s Inspire Speakers Series, has some ideas about how to get it right. Listen here: http://www.alleghenyfront.org/story/seeking-sharing-economy-serve-diversity

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  • October 2014

  • October 5, 2014

    Antwi Akom interviewed on Pittsburgh Public Radio

    Listen to Antwi Akom’s interview on 90.5AM Essential Pittsburgh Radio:  http://wesa.fm/term/grant-ervin Antwi Akom focuses on two main questions: How do we create more just, sustainable and smarter cities? And how do we create more democratic models of civic and community engagement?

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  • February 2015

  • February 2, 2015

    Jeff Duncan-Andrade selected for CABE Social Justice and Courage to Act Award

    Board of Directors of the California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) selected Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade as a recipient of the CABE 2014 Social Justice and the Courage to Act award. The award will be presented at the 39th Annual CABE Conference which will be held on April 2-5 in Anaheim, CA

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  • January 2015

  • January 1, 2015

    I-SEEED featured in W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Annual Report

    Download I-SEEED Founder Jeff Duncan-Andrade’s article here: Kellogg Report ISEEED Article Download full report here: Kellogg 2013 Annual Report

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  • September 2014

  • September 1, 2014

    Jeff Duncan – Andrade Keynote Speaker for Louisiana Association of Charter Schools

    Jeff Duncan – Andrade Keynote Speaker for Louisiana Association of Charter Schools: The aim is to end Poverty I-SEEED’s Director of Educational Equity was the keynote speaker for the Sixth annual meeting of the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools last week. Duncan-Andrade, challenged Louisiana educators to tackle racism, poverty and stress if they want to reach their students. “The purpose of education is not to escape poverty,” Jeff Duncan-Andrade said. “The purpose of education is to end it.” Louisiana has about…

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  • August 2014

  • August 2, 2014

    Jeff Duncan – Andrade speaks to Vallejo Schools

    Jeff Duncan-Andrade, and Director of Educational Equity at I-SEEED, talks to Vallejo educators about the importance of knowing the context in which their students go to school. Duncan-Andrade will work with Vallejo teachers and administrators for the next school year, which starts Monday. (Photo Credit: Lanz Christian Banes/Times-Herald) When Vallejo students return to classes Monday morning, most will come back to a system designed to catch them when they fall, or so district officials hope. That’s because the district is tripling the…

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  • August 1, 2014

    I-SEEED Hosts Oakland Youth Poet Laureate

    Obasi Davis Named 2013 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Seventeen-year-old Obasi Davis is the City of Oakland’s 2013 Youth Poet Laureate. Born and raised in Oakland, Obasi is a founding member of its heralded poetry ensemble Young, Gifted and Black. A tenacious student of prose and poetry since age 12, he has dedicated himself to his craft in workshops, at open mics and on stage at some of the nation’s largest performance venues. He’s shown tremendous leadership as a member of Spokes, Youth Speaks’ teen advisory board and production…

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  • July 2014

  • July 2, 2014

    I-SEEED – Community Leadership Project

    Press Release – Silicon Valley Community Foundation Chooses 10 Nonprofits For Community Leadership Project MOUNTAIN VIEW — Silicon Valley Community Foundation announced today it has selected 10 local organizations to participate in the Community Leadership Project, a three-year initiative to increase the capacity and sustainability of nonprofit groups that serve low-income communities and communities of color in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. SVCF will award a total of $800,000 to the organizations participating in the Community Leadership Project. Over a three-year…

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  • July 1, 2014

    NBC News covers Dr. Antwi Akom on Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant

    Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant Through the Eyes of Oakland: Zimmerman verdict opens old wounds for many in the Bay Area. While the Bay Area has long been a haven of acceptance, many say there is still a divide. Jodi Hernandez reports. Access the Full NBC report here

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  • June 2014

  • June 1, 2014

    CBS Reports on East Oakland Step to College Program

    East Oakland Program Sending 100% Of Grads To College A college prep program in East Oakland has produced an amazing result: 100 percent of the graduating class is going to college. A young woman who is the first in her family to graduate high school is among those graduating. Da Lin reports. Access the full CBS report here.

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