The Runway Project Oakland serves as a model city for economic equity, and we created an innovative collaboration of place-based organizations working together to create a pathway specifically designed to support black businesses from early to expansion stages. Dexter Simmons is an American fashion designer raised in Oakland, California. The Runway 12/30 (South Field) construction activities began in May 2013 and were recently completed in September 2014.

The new concourse partially opened in fall 2006, was fully opened by spring 2007, and a new baggage claim in Terminal 2 opened in summer 2006. The Runway Project (TRP) bridges the racial wealth gap by developing innovative funding tools for early-stage African-American entrepreneurs in industries ranging from skincare to delivery services.. Our partner and Uptima Business Bootcamp founder Rani Langer-Croager is on the team for this project, with a specific focus on Runway Oakland.

The Runway Project is attempting to close this gap. Project Runway airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. on Lifetime . Dexter Simmons (born August 27, 1990) is an American fashion designer and reality TV competitor living in Los Angeles, California. Nina Robinson. The pilot project, Runway Project Oakland, provides affordable loans to promising African-American entrepreneurs, primarily women, in the counties around Oakland, California. Early life and career. But regardless of how Project Runway handled the memorial, our hearts go out to Mychael Knight’s friends and family in this difficult time.

is the Oakland Project Director. He has appeared in Project Runway and Rihanna's Styled to Rock, a fashion design TV competition show aired on Bravo and Lifetime..

Marquise Foster was a self-proclaimed “artsy kid” who grew up in the rough neighborhood of Oakland.

Nina is an impact capital convener with over 10 years of experience working with mission-driven entrepreneurs and innovative investment models including The Runway Project Oakland, Buen Vivir Fund, Homestake Ventures, and …

If it works, it could serve as a template that could be replicated to serve entrepreneurs of color across the country. Oakland International Airport began a $300 million expansion and renovation project in 2004, including adding five gates in Terminal 2.

Under the Runway Project’s umbrella, a new five-year pilot program they helped broker in Oakland will explore how to fill in the “friends and family” capital gap for entrepreneurs of color. They created a working group to find diverse and possible solutions to this problem. – Ensures Highest Possible Runway Safety Standards at Oakland International Airport – Oakland, California – October 13, 2014 –Oakland International Airport (OAK) recently completed Phase l of the Runway Safety Area Project (RSA).