A free, award-winning job training program that prepares local residents for high-paying careers in industrial facilities has opened for registration, with classes starting Jan. 23 and ending June 20, 2017, according to Chevron Richmond, which [...]
When Brittany started attending the Pyramid Business Systems Telecom Tech program at Laney College this fall, she saw an opportunity to build her skills and find a job in tech, a field she already [...]
Marin City Community Development Corporation (MCCDC) held a 4-week boot camp for 12 men who have undergone intensive training under the auspices of the Laborers’ Community Service & Training Foundation (LCTF). <
The Oakland Workforce Investment Board (WIB) this week released a “bleak” budget proposal for 2015-1016 that would slash funding for jobs and job training between 19 percent and 22 percent, and 50 percent for the [...]
Students in the PG&E PowerPathway workforce development program have the opportunity to gain the skills needed to work in the utility industry – as welders, linemen, gas service representatives, and other positions – building a [...]
By George Holland, president, Oakland NACCP (Thank you) Chairperson Larry Reid of the Community and Economic Development Committee…for placing on your committee’s agenda the issue of underfunding of our employment training organizations which provide [...]
Families in North Richmond will now have access to vital health services for children and much needed home remediation services through a unique economic development project funded through a grant from Chevron.