Members of the Oakland City Council are looking for ways to save West Oakland and Fruitvale neighborhood career centers in the wake of community protests over Mayor Libby Schaaf’s decision to close the centers at [...]
Oakland community members are opposing Mayor Libby Schaaf’s decision to close West Oakland and the Fruitvale District job centers that provide services to the unemployed. Together, the West Oakland Neighborhood Career Center and the [...]
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. &
Congresswoman Barbara Lee addressed the Post Salon on Sunday with Troy Williams to discuss the need to remove barriers to employment and government services for the formerly incarcerated.
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 [...]
Under Mayor Libby Schaaf’s administration, job training funds for unemployed adults and youth are continuing to be cut, raising questions about the mayor’s campaign promise for jobs for low-income, underserved communities. &
Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Democratic candidate for president, shocked people when he noted that 51 percent of African-Americans aged 17 through 20 who have graduated high school or dropped out of high school are [...]
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.
President Barack Obama met with members of the National Policy Alliance (NPA) February 9 to discuss his vision for America to win the future by out-innovating, out-educating, and out-building global competitors while balancing our nation’s [...]