CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series. We offer free coffee, breakfast, and an inspiring talk highlighting an artist, maker, entrepreneur or creative individual in our community! We’re part of a global network found in over 170 cities worldwide, and are entirely volunteer-run and supported by local businesses in Oakland.

About CreativeMornings/Oakland

Yes, we have a reputation. But that’s part of why we are so loved. Idealists mixed with a deeply rooted, eclectic history of rugged warriors, Oakland has been in the forefront of every social movement in the nation. We are a band of misfits with big ideas and we’re ready to share our dreams with the world, hoping that by doing so you will join us in the grander vision. Together we can develop the means for a greater good, fight for substantive social change, and elevate creative innovation.

Get Involved


Profile Daniel Wolfe Community Connector @sadbumblebee
Christie shortcut woods Christie Goshe Co-founder + Video Production Lead @tinyoakmedia
Cm avatar 1 JP Melendres DJ & Wake-up Music Specialist @@jpopethegiver
Qjpsnx3f Emma Guttman-Slater Community Connector @fanfickin
572a5974 Jeffrey Placencia Videographer
Img 1802 Michelle Hoy Videographer
Screen shot 2015 08 24 at 11.46.16 am Mayowa Tomori Videographer @mdotslash
Img 4240 Courtney Israel Art Director
Headshot kait Kaitlin Sullivan Volunteer
Cm avatar 0 Terry Sok-wolfson Volunteer
C45a82ec45c0f3e01065b7a49683ee97 Elyse Bekins Resident chef @elysebekins