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Oakland PIC to Host Service Industry Career Fair June 25th

The Oakland Private Industry Council will host a Security Service Industry Career Fair on Monday, June 25th from 10am – 3pm at the Alameda County Social Services Agency Building, 2000 San Pablo Avenue, 2ND Floor.Partnerships [...]
Photo from Oakland Local.

Mayor Takes $200,000 of Jobs Money for Administrative Support of Youth Programs

The city’s Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has approved spending $200,000 of federal jobs money to hire a part time staff person to coordinate the Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program and to support the work of nonprofit [...]
Stylist and makeup artist Shakela Lewis applies makeup on her client Deanna Williams.

PIC Partners with Moods and Attitudes Salon for Women’s “Self Love Day”

Pampering at the beauty salon makes all the difference for women embarking on a new path in life. Celebrating the personal and professional growth of women in the Oakland Private Industry Council’s (PIC) JOBS program, [...]
Kimberly Mayfield Lynch, the newly appointed President of the BWOPA Oakland/Bay Area Chapter, spoke to women at the meeting about her goals for the local chapter. Photo by Spencer Whitney.

Everything That Affects Women Has to Do with Politics, Says BWOPA

Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA) recently held an event inviting women to join the organization, which seeks to motivate, support and educate African American women about the political process.
Gaye Plair-Cobb gives Congresswoman Barbara Lee a tour of PIC's Career center at 1212 Broadway.

23,000 Local Residents Will Lose Unemployment Benefits, says Congresswoman Lee

Congresswoman Barbara Lee visited Oakland’s Private Industry Council’s Career Center at 1212 Broadway in Oakland on Thursday morning to show her support to 23,000 local residents whose unemployment benefits not being extended.
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Councilmember Tubbs Speaks at Black Elected Officials Awards Celebration

City councilmember Michael Tubbs, who represents the 6th District in Stockton, spoke to community and faith leaders and elected officials Wednesday at the “Community Leaders Recognition Awards” hosted by Black Elected Officials & Faith Based [...]
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Community Advisory Board Proposed for $34 Million in Prison Realignment Funds

By Charles Eddy and Charles Turner The Alameda County Coalition for Criminal Justice Reform is working with Oakland Community Organizations (OCO) and county partners to sponsor a series of meetings seeking residents input on the [...]
Gay Plair Cobb, CEO of Oakland Private Industry Council

Oakland PIC Awarded Contract by Alameda County Board of Supervisors

The Oakland Private Industry Council (Oakland PIC) was awarded a $2.5 million-per-year contract this week by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to manage the county’s workforce development program. Competing against five other bidders for [...]