By Lynda Carson It has been reported with much fanfare by the Mercury News that the Oak Center Apartments, and Mohr 1 Apartments of Oakland have been recently acquired by new owners.
CallSocket CEO Tom Henderson has answered the call for good-paying jobs by directing his call center to hire everybody who is willing to work, regardless of race and condition.
Councilmember Larry Reid’s resolution to recommend that any unspent city funds go to nonprofits that provide job services to the unemployed passed unanimously at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. &
Harriet Tubman, born Araminta Ross, was a conductor of the Underground Railroad, which help slaves escape to freedom. She will be replacing President Andrew Jackson, who defended slavery, as the new face of the $20 [...]
By Cat Brooks In 2014, I was appointed to the Board of Oakland Fund for Children and Youth (OFCY). This body manages City monies that support organizations serving Oakland’s young people.
Mayor Libby Schaaf’s administration lost the opportunity to win up to $2 million to provide summer jobs for Oakland youth, when city staff failed to [...]
One consequence of Mayor Libby Schaaf’s unilateral reorganization of existing federally funded job programs will be the shutting down of East and West Oakland Neighborhood Career Centers, which last year had visits of almost 9,500 [...]
A resolution introduced by Councilmember Larry Reid that would maximize the use of available city funds to benefit job seekers and employers was approved at Thursday’s Rules and Legislation Committee meeting.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee joined House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, House Democrats, and anti-poverty experts at a House Democratic Steering and Policy hearing this week entitled “The Failure of Trickle Down Economics [...]
Stacey Harris is on a mission to provide for himself and his son in this challenging economy. As a single father who is also struggling to find stable and affordable housing, securing a good job [...]