Oakland Job Programs

Oakland “Dumps” Waste Management

Posted in Community, Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Environment, Health, Labor, Oakland Job Programs, Oakland Talks Trash, Responsive Government By Ken A. Epstein Waste Management (WM) lost out on…

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Oakland Mayoral Candidates Talk Army Base Jobs

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Business, Economic Development, Elections & Voting Rights, Labor, Oakland Job Programs, Transportation By Ashley Chambers Oakland is in the midst…

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Brooklyn Basin on a Fast Track, Largest Residential Development in City’s History

Posted in Community, Economic Development, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Labor, Oakland Job Programs, Responsive Government By Ken A. Epstein Media, labor groups and civic leaders were almost…

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New Fund Helps Oaklanders Get Jobs at Army Base

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Economic Development, Oakland Job Programs By Ashley Chambers Community groups and leaders have come together to…

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Planning Commission Approves West Oakland Customs Inspection Site

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Business, Community, Economic Development, Oakland Job Programs, Politics By Ken Epstein The city’s Planning Commission this week rejected a…

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Community Calls for City to Improve Management of Federally-Funded Job Programs

By Ken A. Epstein More than 150 people attended a public hearing to air long simmering frustrations…

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Mayor Takes $200,000 of Youth Jobs Money

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth, Oakland Job Programs By Ken A. Epstein The city’s workforce Investment Board (WIB) has approved spending $200,000…

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Overcomers With Hope Offers Youth Digital Arts Training

Posted in Community, Education/Schools/Youth, Oakland Job Programs By Carla Thomas Overcomers With Hope (OWH) Television Broadcast Digital Arts Media Training Program…

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West Oakland Neighborhood Center in Limbo

Posted in Community, Oakland Job Programs By Post Staff Concerns are being raised about why the city has failed to…

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Unlike Oakland, Richmond Contributes to Federally Supported Job Programs

By Tasion Kwamilele Oakland’s Workforce Investment Board takes one-third of its federal job and training funds to…

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