Partners

We are fortunate to be working with an exceptional group of partners to amplify the opportunities
craftsmanship can afford our youth by providing sustainable, productive, and engaging work.

Convened by Bloomberg and New America, Shift: The Commission on Work, Workers, and Technology, studies the future of work. Shift's Executive Director, Kristin Sharp, is a Guest Editor on our series "Craftsmanship and The Future of Work." Sharp co-authored our debut article, "The Workforce Dilemma."

For over 20 years, Big Picture Learning has worked to put students at the center of their own learning. Today, hundreds of BPL network schools in the United States, and abroad, work together and in their communities to reimagine and reshape education.

American Conservatory Theater nurtures the art of live theater through dynamic productions, intensive actor training, and an ongoing engagement with its community. The conservatory, serves 3,000 students every year. Danny Glover, Annette Bening, Denzel Washington, Benjamin Bratt, and Anika Noni Rose are former students.

In collaboration with artists Project& creates new models of cultural participation with social impact. We amplify artistic voices that highlight issues at the forefront of our time. Working in America is a multi-platform documentary initiative chronicling the everyday challenges, triumphs and realities of working.

Zoo Labs is a not for profit artist accelerator and professional development community. Its focus is reimagining entrepreneurship as a creative endeavor. Its focus is reimagining entrepreneurship as a creative endeavor through its flagship Music Residency program.

Fibershed develops regional and regenerative fiber systems on behalf of independent working producers, by expanding opportunities to implement carbon farming, forming catalytic foundations to rebuild regional manufacturing, and by connecting end-users to farms and ranches through public education.

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The Crucible is an arts education organization fostering a collaboration of arts, industry, and community. Through training in the fine and industrial arts, The Crucible promotes creative expression, reuse of materials, and innovative design, while serving as an accessible arts venue for the general public in the Bay Area.