Oakland Makers is an organizing group for local manufacturers and members of the local maker movement.

Here's a description from their site:

Oakland Makers:
specializing in the industrial arts, applied technology, artisan production, custom manufacturing, and education,
have galvanized as a group to:
Grow Oakland’s diverse economy
Increase the visibility of Oakland’s manufacturing and industrial arts
Sustain the ability of these sectors to operate and thrive

Their listed co-founders and supporters are:

The group was started by Margot Prado who works in the office of Economic and Workforce Development in the city & Hiroko Kurihara, founder of the 25th Street Collective.


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