Over 1,000 job applicants showed up last Friday to the Oakland Private Industry Council’s (OPIC) Career Fair at the Eastmont Town Center with resumes and cover letters in hand to speak with recruiters from more [...]
The Oakland Private Industry Council (OPIC) will host a Career Fair at Eastmont Town Center on Friday, February 28 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Co-sponsored by Alameda County Social Services and East Bay Works, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
A proposal to redirect $200,000 in federal youth job funding to hire a single city administrator, who would serve as the city’s youth employment coordinator, was met with resounding opposition this week from community members [...]
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 [...]