Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce - OAACC

Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce - OAACC We are a private non-profit organization committed to helping you promote, sustain, and grow your business. WE SUPPORT OAKLAND BUSINESSES! As a member of the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce, you have a partner that is committed to helping you promote, sustain, and grow your business.

We accomplish this in two ways:

(1) We provide you with programs, services, and resources that you can put to direct use in making your company more successful. (2) We work hard to create a strong economic environment—one in which all businesses, and especially minority businesses, can thrive and prosper. Here is what you gain when you invest in an OAACC membership:

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We accomplish this in two ways:

(1) We provide you with programs, services, and resources that you can put to direct use in making your company more successful. (2) We work hard to create a strong economic environment—one in which all businesses, and especially minority businesses, can thrive and prosper. Here is what you gain when you invest in an OAACC membership:

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Don't forget that our monthly Meet and Greet is tonight!  Great food, wine and #networking. Open to both members and non...
10/28/2021

Don't forget that our monthly Meet and Greet is tonight! Great food, wine and #networking. Open to both members and non members. See you there.

Join us Thursday for the October #oaacc monthly Meet and Greet! Free for OAACC members. If you are not a member the fee is $20.00 per person. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/october-meet-and-greet-for-oaacc-members-friends-tickets-199443840897 This is an IN-PERSON event. Join OAACC today and get $100 off of the annual membership fee. http://oaacc.org Magnolia Street Wine Lounge Cathy D. Adams

Congratulations again to all of our 2021 award recipients at the 18th Annual Business Awards luncheon last week.  Big th...
10/27/2021

Congratulations again to all of our 2021 award recipients at the 18th Annual Business Awards luncheon last week. Big thank you to our sponsors which included Oakland Athletics, Kaiser Permanente, Port of Oakland, and Home of Chicken and Waffles. Check out the photos courtesy of Photographers at Large-Auintard and scan the QR code for the full program (Comments section). #oaacc Cathy D. Adams Taj Tashombe Ces Butner Mayor Libby Schaaf

Congratulations to our President, Cathy D. Adams, for being selected as a Chapter Honoree for the Black Women Organized ...
10/26/2021

Congratulations to our President, Cathy D. Adams, for being selected as a Chapter Honoree for the Black Women Organized for Political Action annual Ella Hill Hutch Awards. Join us for this virtual celebration on November 4th. Get your tickets today! https://www.bwopatileleads.org/ella_hill_hutch_2021

Join us Thursday for the October #oaacc monthly Meet and Greet!  Free for OAACC members.  If you are not a member the fe...
10/26/2021

Join us Thursday for the October #oaacc monthly Meet and Greet! Free for OAACC members. If you are not a member the fee is $20.00 per person. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/october-meet-and-greet-for-oaacc-members-friends-tickets-199443840897 This is an IN-PERSON event. Join OAACC today and get $100 off of the annual membership fee. http://oaacc.org Magnolia Street Wine Lounge Cathy D. Adams

Join us Thursday for the October #oaacc monthly Meet and Greet! Free for OAACC members. If you are not a member the fee is $20.00 per person. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/october-meet-and-greet-for-oaacc-members-friends-tickets-199443840897 This is an IN-PERSON event. Join OAACC today and get $100 off of the annual membership fee. http://oaacc.org Magnolia Street Wine Lounge Cathy D. Adams

Today is the last day to apply for a $10,000 grant from the Comcast RISE Investment Fund. This program is awarding Oakla...
10/14/2021
Application Choices - RISE

Today is the last day to apply for a $10,000 grant from the Comcast RISE Investment Fund. This program is awarding Oakland small businesses owned by people of color grants to help their business rise. Don't miss out on this opportunity! Apply today at https://www.comcastrise.com/apply/ #oaacc Cathy D. Adams #comcastrise

There are separate applications for the marketing and technology services awards and the Comcast RISE Investment Fund. Eligible business owners may apply for either, or both programs.

Tomorrow is the last day to apply for the Comcast RISE Investment Fund! 100 small, people of color-owned businesses in O...
10/13/2021
Comcast RISE – Resources & Tools to Elevate Your Small Business

Tomorrow is the last day to apply for the Comcast RISE Investment Fund! 100 small, people of color-owned businesses in Oakland will be awarded $10,000 to help their business rise. Read more about eligibility and apply at www.comcastrise.com #oaacc Cathy D. Adams

Complimentary marketing, creative, media and technology services to qualifying small businesses owned by underrepresented groups.

#oaacc celebrated Governor Newsom's signing of the COVID-19 Recovery Package.  Check out the Press Release for more deta...
10/09/2021

#oaacc celebrated Governor Newsom's signing of the COVID-19 Recovery Package. Check out the Press Release for more detail. #supportblackownedbusinesses Cathy D. Adams Kingston 11 Cuisine Barbara Lee

Hungry?  Check out Chef LaLa's new popup Mondays and Tuesdays, 2 pm - 9:30 pm,  in anticipation of her new restaurant Ro...
10/05/2021

Hungry? Check out Chef LaLa's new popup Mondays and Tuesdays, 2 pm - 9:30 pm, in anticipation of her new restaurant Roux40 opening soon! Great food - great people. 🔥 #oaacc #supportblackownedbusinesses Cathy D. Adams Petra Brady

Hungry? Check out Chef LaLa's new popup Mondays and Tuesdays, 2 pm - 9:30 pm, in anticipation of her new restaurant Roux40 opening soon! Great food - great people. 🔥 #oaacc #supportblackownedbusinesses Cathy D. Adams Petra Brady

Alameda County is looking for feedback from small, local, BIPOC-owned for-profit businesses on County contracts.  Sign u...
10/05/2021

Alameda County is looking for feedback from small, local, BIPOC-owned for-profit businesses on County contracts. Sign up for a PAID survey or focus group opportunity. Contact information on flyer below. #oaacc #blackownedbusiness Cathy D. Adams Petra Brady

Alameda County is looking for feedback from small, local, BIPOC-owned for-profit businesses on County contracts. Sign up for a PAID survey or focus group opportunity. Contact information on flyer below. #oaacc #blackownedbusiness Cathy D. Adams Petra Brady

LISC and #Verizon have partnered to offer a FREE program to give small businesses more tools to succeed!  Sign up for th...
10/05/2021

LISC and #Verizon have partnered to offer a FREE program to give small businesses more tools to succeed! Sign up for the new Small Business Digital Ready program and get personalized content, coaching, networking and more. #oaacc #helpforsmallbusiness Cathy D. Adams Petra Brady

https://www.verizon.com/about/responsibility/digital-inclusion/small-business-training?utm_source=lisc-lisc-national&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=digital-ready-launch&utm_term=platform-national

LISC and #Verizon have partnered to offer a FREE program to give small businesses more tools to succeed! Sign up for the new Small Business Digital Ready program and get personalized content, coaching, networking and more. #oaacc #helpforsmallbusiness Cathy D. Adams Petra Brady

https://www.verizon.com/about/responsibility/digital-inclusion/small-business-training?utm_source=lisc-lisc-national&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=digital-ready-launch&utm_term=platform-national

Calling all POC SMB owners in Oakland! Comcast has announced the next round of the Comcast RISE Investment Fund, offerin...
10/03/2021

Calling all POC SMB owners in Oakland! Comcast has announced the next round of the Comcast RISE Investment Fund, offering $10,000 monetary grants to eligible Small businesses owned by POC in Oakland. Applications are open now until October 14. Visit www.ComcastRISE.com to learn more. #ComcastRISE #Smallbiz #POC #oaacc Cathy D. Adams Petra Brady

Calling all POC SMB owners in Oakland! Comcast has announced the next round of the Comcast RISE Investment Fund, offering $10,000 monetary grants to eligible Small businesses owned by POC in Oakland. Applications are open now until October 14. Visit www.ComcastRISE.com to learn more. #ComcastRISE #Smallbiz #POC #oaacc Cathy D. Adams Petra Brady

Today, we joined #Comcast in announcing that Oakland business owners will now be able to apply for the Comcast RISE Inve...
10/02/2021
Comcast RISE – Resources & Tools to Elevate Your Small Business

Today, we joined #Comcast in announcing that Oakland business owners will now be able to apply for the Comcast RISE Investment Fund. 100 people of color-owned businesses in Oakland will be selected to receive a $10,000 grant to further propel their endeavors. Thank you Comcast for supporting Oakland's small businesses! Read more about the announcement. #oaacc Cathy D. Adams

https://www.comcastrise.com/

Complimentary marketing, creative, media and technology services to qualifying small businesses owned by underrepresented groups.

Register today for the FIT LIVE! event "A Guide to Making Big Waves in any Community” hosted by Sheryl Grant Daily Motiv...
09/29/2021

Register today for the FIT LIVE! event "A Guide to Making Big Waves in any Community” hosted by Sheryl Grant Daily Motivation featuring Bay Area radio icon, Nikki Thomas. #oaacc Cathy D. Adams Petra Brady 🔥

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 5PM. Register here: http://www.sherylgrant.com/fit-live

Register today for the FIT LIVE! event "A Guide to Making Big Waves in any Community” hosted by Sheryl Grant Daily Motivation featuring Bay Area radio icon, Nikki Thomas. #oaacc Cathy D. Adams Petra Brady 🔥

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 5PM. Register here: http://www.sherylgrant.com/fit-live

OAACC members, don't forget to register for this month's Meet and Greet that will be held at Home of Chicken and Waffles...
09/21/2021

OAACC members, don't forget to register for this month's Meet and Greet that will be held at Home of Chicken and Waffles this Thursday for the unveiling of the Oakland Matters campaign. Event starts at 5:30. #OaklandMatters #oaacc Cathy D. Adams

Only a few tickets remaining!! Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oakland-matters-campaign-launch-tickets-167524152249

OAACC members, don't forget to register for this month's Meet and Greet that will be held at Home of Chicken and Waffles this Thursday for the unveiling of the Oakland Matters campaign. Event starts at 5:30. #OaklandMatters #oaacc Cathy D. Adams

Only a few tickets remaining!! Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oakland-matters-campaign-launch-tickets-167524152249

If you have a business that supports #construction in any way, you need to be at this event TOMORROW at 4:30.  #subcontr...
09/21/2021

If you have a business that supports #construction in any way, you need to be at this event TOMORROW at 4:30. #subcontractoropportunities #oaacc Cathy D. Adams

Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfqiVBTlCGG5UDJcHZSxlYGkbDr8Vuu9v5cy8KfZZBDLazDGA/viewform

If you have a business that supports #construction in any way, you need to be at this event TOMORROW at 4:30. #subcontractoropportunities #oaacc Cathy D. Adams

Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfqiVBTlCGG5UDJcHZSxlYGkbDr8Vuu9v5cy8KfZZBDLazDGA/viewform

Are you looking to grow your business?  Money Pages of Oakland can help you do that with our new integrated print + digi...
09/20/2021

Are you looking to grow your business? Money Pages of Oakland can help you do that with our new integrated print + digital bundle. A total of 100,000 impressions every month! 🎉 Call today for a free consultation. Bonus offer for #oaacc members. #marketingstrategy #supportblackownedbusinesses Cathy D. Adams

Are you looking to grow your business? Money Pages of Oakland can help you do that with our new integrated print + digital bundle. A total of 100,000 impressions every month! 🎉 Call today for a free consultation. Bonus offer for #oaacc members. #marketingstrategy #supportblackownedbusinesses Cathy D. Adams

Congratulations to Soul on the Roll food truck with the launch of their new business.  We had a great time in West Oakla...
09/18/2021
Black-owned Soul on a Roll food truck a success story for the formerly incarcerated

Congratulations to Soul on the Roll food truck with the launch of their new business. We had a great time in West Oakland yesterday. Great food, music, and family. #oaacc #supportblackownedbusinesses #foodtruck Cathy D. Adams

https://www.ktvu.com/video/979698

Soul on a Roll is a food truck people in Oakland may soon be seeing all over town. And the three formerly-incarcerated people who own the truck, and do all the cooking are also on a roll.

Join us this Sunday for the GRAND opening of the Higher Ground Wellness Center from 3-8pm at 2010 Mandela Parkway in Oak...
09/16/2021
HIGHER GROUND'S WELLNESS CENTER GRAND OPENING

Join us this Sunday for the GRAND opening of the Higher Ground Wellness Center from 3-8pm at 2010 Mandela Parkway in Oakland. Music, Food, Drinks, Vendors, and Networking. Get your FREE tickets on Eventbrite. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/higher-grounds-wellness-center-grand-opening-tickets-158811450323 See you there! Cathy D. Adams

Higher Ground is a unique events space where people gather to engage in social wellness. To learn more, check out www.hgcommunitycenter.com

Higher Ground Community Center Grand Opening

OAACC proudly recognize National Hispanic Heritage Month . Attended the 42nd Annual Statewide Convention in Indian Wells...
09/16/2021

OAACC proudly recognize National Hispanic Heritage Month . Attended the 42nd Annual Statewide Convention in Indian Wells , Palm Springs last week . It was amazing and make some great connections and new friends .

OAACC proudly recognize National Hispanic Heritage Month . Attended the 42nd Annual Statewide Convention in Indian Wells , Palm Springs last week . It was amazing and make some great connections and new friends .

Join us this FRIDAY, in partnership with the National Black MBA Association, Inc. for "Black-Owned Businesses Matter: Ma...
09/14/2021

Join us this FRIDAY, in partnership with the National Black MBA Association, Inc. for "Black-Owned Businesses Matter: Marketing for Growth. This is a free seminar from 12-1pm to celebrate #NationalSmallBusinessWeek. Link to register below. #oaacc #growyourbusiness Cathy D. Adams

Join us this FRIDAY, in partnership with the National Black MBA Association, Inc. for "Black-Owned Businesses Matter: Marketing for Growth. This is a free seminar from 12-1pm to celebrate #NationalSmallBusinessWeek. Link to register below. #oaacc #growyourbusiness Cathy D. Adams

Reminder today at 2 pm Pacific today! #SmallBusinessWeek For your small business:- Learn tips on growing a FB group- How...
09/14/2021

Reminder today at 2 pm Pacific today! #SmallBusinessWeek

For your small business:
- Learn tips on growing a FB group
- How to effectively use TikTok
- Tools to help you with scheduling and images
- Not a small business? Come and listen to how you can leverage LinkedIn

Register :
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_E1x6iDPeQCCleCuo2zlubA

Reminder today at 2 pm Pacific today! #SmallBusinessWeek

For your small business:
- Learn tips on growing a FB group
- How to effectively use TikTok
- Tools to help you with scheduling and images
- Not a small business? Come and listen to how you can leverage LinkedIn

Register :
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_E1x6iDPeQCCleCuo2zlubA

09/01/2021

DEADLINE EXTENDED - September 7th!

If you haven't taken this very important survey, please do it today!
Only takes 5 minutes. Once complete, you can enter to win a vacation for 2 in Mexico or the Dominican Republic. Additionally, they will choose one black business that has completed the survey to highlight their products and services on September 15 through the SVBCC and the other chambers’ FaceBook pages.

Access survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/black_biz_survey_?fbclid=IwAR3CXmksu1qRcX17o4fEIa6JgUxxbZfmDv3nAYtRNeJFwfNvrZFWxoEJXeU

#oaacc Cathy D. Adams Northern California Black Chamber of Commerce Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce Petra Brady

Register NOW for this afternoon's Meet and Greet with the City of Oakland to learn how to do business with the City.  If...
08/30/2021

Register NOW for this afternoon's Meet and Greet with the City of Oakland to learn how to do business with the City. If you are a business owner, this may be the perfect opportunity for you to grow. Registration link below. #oaacc #growyourbusiness #CityofOakland Cathy D. Adams Petra Brady

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAsce2rqjIjGtL76b8A7jLWy5WQQM2fkgwu

Register NOW for this afternoon's Meet and Greet with the City of Oakland to learn how to do business with the City. If you are a business owner, this may be the perfect opportunity for you to grow. Registration link below. #oaacc #growyourbusiness #CityofOakland Cathy D. Adams Petra Brady

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAsce2rqjIjGtL76b8A7jLWy5WQQM2fkgwu

Be sure to join us TODAY for "Dealing with the Challenges of Reopening" starting at 3pm.  The event is FREE.  Use this l...
08/25/2021

Be sure to join us TODAY for "Dealing with the Challenges of Reopening" starting at 3pm. The event is FREE. Use this link to register. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYvfumhrzgpGtMjoGv7fV15KM7MsofyYbwq

#oaacc #BlackBusinessMonth Cathy D. Adams

Be sure to join us TODAY for "Dealing with the Challenges of Reopening" starting at 3pm. The event is FREE. Use this link to register. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYvfumhrzgpGtMjoGv7fV15KM7MsofyYbwq

#oaacc #BlackBusinessMonth Cathy D. Adams

Angelic Pleasures LLCAngel Lowe is the owner of the Oakland-based pleasure party company, Angelic Pleasures LLC. Angel h...
08/24/2021

Angelic Pleasures LLC

Angel Lowe is the owner of the Oakland-based pleasure party company, Angelic Pleasures LLC. Angel has been in the business of pleasure for 17 years.
As an XBIZ 2020 Home Party Of The Year Nominee, Angelic Pleasures LLC has grown to meet the s*x education and s*xual health and wellness needs of women and men, regardless of orientation. Angelic Pleasures LLC is a s*x positive company that is well respected in the adult pleasure community. Angelic Pleasures LLC conducts virtual and live pleasure parties where s*xual health and wellness offerings are presented to customers based on their specific needs. Angel also conducts s*xual instruction workshops and coaching consultations for couples and individuals to enhance their s*x lives and intimacy. Angelic Pleasures LLC continues to broaden its reach and message of positive s*xual health and well-being through hiring independent agents. Angel's knowledge and expertise in the field have made her a sought-after expert. Angel is an ACS Certified S*x Educator, Certified Love Coach, Certified S*xpert and Certified Relationship Expert. She is also the author of the book titled, S*xual Frustrations: The Practical Guide To Managing The Feelings Surrounding Your Love Life. Angelic Pleasures LLC is a professional yet spirited company that remains on the leading edge of enhancing the s*xual health and well-being of all.

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Angelic Pleasures LLC

Angel Lowe is the owner of the Oakland-based pleasure party company, Angelic Pleasures LLC. Angel has been in the business of pleasure for 17 years.
As an XBIZ 2020 Home Party Of The Year Nominee, Angelic Pleasures LLC has grown to meet the s*x education and s*xual health and wellness needs of women and men, regardless of orientation. Angelic Pleasures LLC is a s*x positive company that is well respected in the adult pleasure community. Angelic Pleasures LLC conducts virtual and live pleasure parties where s*xual health and wellness offerings are presented to customers based on their specific needs. Angel also conducts s*xual instruction workshops and coaching consultations for couples and individuals to enhance their s*x lives and intimacy. Angelic Pleasures LLC continues to broaden its reach and message of positive s*xual health and well-being through hiring independent agents. Angel's knowledge and expertise in the field have made her a sought-after expert. Angel is an ACS Certified S*x Educator, Certified Love Coach, Certified S*xpert and Certified Relationship Expert. She is also the author of the book titled, S*xual Frustrations: The Practical Guide To Managing The Feelings Surrounding Your Love Life. Angelic Pleasures LLC is a professional yet spirited company that remains on the leading edge of enhancing the s*xual health and well-being of all.

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Address

333 Hegenberger Road, Suite 369
Oakland, CA
94621

General information

The OAACC continually strives to build a responsible and responsive organization. We are committed to providing strong, professional, inclusive and relevant advocacy on issues important to the successful development and growth of African American businesses throughout the Oakland/San Francisco Bay Area.

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 2pm
Tuesday 10am - 2pm
Wednesday 10am - 2pm
Thursday 10am - 2pm
Friday 10am - 2pm

Telephone

(510) 268-1600

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We provide a number of services for our business associates and members including access to legal advice, receiving foreign business delegations and sending delegates abroad, organizing trade fairs and economic forums, organizing training programs for entrepreneurs, serving business groups and councils, providing banking and financial services, business matching services, access to updated research and numerous reports, and other services that meet and assist Oakland’s business community.

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