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 [...]
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 [...]
Residents from a number of community groups attended the City Council’s Rules and Legislation Committee, calling on the committee to support a temporary “moratorium on evictions and on rent increases until the City has developed [...]
A leader of the Oakland branch of the NAACP is joining efforts of civil rights groups calling on Mayor Libby Schaaf to rescind her unilateral decision to reorganize the city’s federally funded workforce programs, jeopardizing [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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.
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.
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 [...]