An ambitious goal

We are almost there! Thank you to everyone who has given so far. On #GivingTuesday we raised $11,880: we are now less than $1,200 away from our goal! Donate today to get us to 100% before the end of the year. Learn more about our impact. On September 1st, Game Theory Academy […]

Dreams Behind Bars

By Jeremy Yong Every summer, I assist with Game Theory Academy workshops held inside the Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center. Within those concrete walls and remote-controlled doors, a world so alien from my own, I struggle to understand how anyone could learn in this environment. After passing through security gates […]

The Volunteers and Mentors of 2012

Please join us in thanking and cheering the individuals who gave their time to mentor, advise and share knowledge with Game Theory Academy students and staff in 2012! These incredible people ran workshops for our alumni program: Lisa Morehouse * Adis Bajramovic & Lisa Joyner, US Bank * Alicia Oliverez, […]

More than rocks and presidents: The economics of lyrics, according to GTA students

In a recent blog post for the Corporation for Enterprise Development, GTA Executive Director Patricia Johnson quotes the homework assignments of several GTA students from Met West High School, who used economics to analyze the lyrics of songs they love. It might change the way you think about 50 Cent […]

No luck on the job market: GTA youth quoted in SF Chronicle

Marissa Yarbrough, GTA student and senior at Met West High School, was quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle today talking about her frustrations looking for a part-time job while she prepares for college. The Chronicle story covers a recent cell phone poll of California youth that found economic concerns are […]