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On February 13th, Youth Radio accepted the East Bay Innovation Award from the East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA).
Youth Radio was the winner in the “Catalyst” category, which recognizes organizations that go beyond their boundaries to make partnerships and create change and spur entrepreneurial activity. The organization was praised for pulling together East Bay assets in new ways and catalyzing new thinking and processes.
Youth Radio staff and youth participants were honored to be on the program along with Kaiser, Sungevity, Zero Net Energy, Aspera, Children’s Hospital and Research Center, Meyer Sound, Tech Bridge, and Back to the Roots Venture.Youth Radio Alumni Kenny Foster accepted the Award alongside Deputy Director Jabari Gray at Oakland’s historic Fox Theater. To learn more visit: www.eastbayeda.org.