EDUCATION & CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Learn about educational programs and career opportunities!
Scholarships for Summer Algebra and Math Academies-NOW thru Jul 31
Algebra is the gatekeeper for all levels of math needed in high school and college. This summer, CSU East Bay and THE QUAD are offering scholarships to 10 Summer Algebra and Math Academies for rising 8th and 9th grade students June 29th-July 31st. Bay Area sites include Oakland, Richmond, Pittsburg, Hayward, Fremont and San Francisco. This interactive and engaging program will sharpen the algebra skills needed for high school and academic success. Only 25 scholarships will be offered for each location. Application deadline is June 19th. For more information and to receive an application, call (510) 614-3000.
Year Up -Paid IT Training Program for Bay Area Youth
Do you know an 18 to 24year old interested in earning money, college credit and getting a foot in the door at a leading Bay Area company? Then tell them about Year Up, a free, one-year training program for Bay Area young adults who want to launch a career, pursue higher education and reach their full potential. Their next class will start in September and is accepting applications now. High school graduates and GED recipients should visit Year Up at YearUp.org
If you or someone you know has just got out of jail and is having a hard time finding a job then you need to contact Homeboy Hotline. Fleetwood is the director of Homeboy Hotline and he has done the footwork for you, he has all the resources that wiil help you gain employment, get you free medical recsources and even help you find housing. It's his job to help get you a job, so please contact Fleetwood and Homeboy Hotline at (415) 571-3247 or go to MySpace.com/Thehomeboyhotline.
Join the Star Student Network
Students, did you get in the Dean’s list or in an honor society? Then you’re a Star Student and are invited to join the Star Student Network and enter the Star Student Contest on NUresume.com, for free. As a member of this network you get access to exclusive internships, free resume review, a trophy and even a star on your Facebook profile for connecting with other star students on Facebook. Get started by going to NuResume.com then click on Join to create your free online resume and enter Contest. Get listed, get found, get hired! This announcement brought to you by Workforce Incubator.org dba Los Altos Community Foundation 501c3. Contest ends October 31, 2008.
Help to Change the Future…Join the Built to Last AmeriCorps Team
Did you know? In 2002 four hundred and seventy-five (475) Ravenswood City Elementary School District (East Palo Alto/East Menlo Park) students entered the 9th grade in the Sequoia Union High School District. By 2006, most of the students from the Ravenswood K-8 feeder district did not complete their education. Of those students from the Ravenswood feeder district who were unsuccessful with the state high school exit exam, 65% were Hispanic, 21% were African American and 12% were Pacific Islander. The Built to Last Collaborative is providing the opportunity to help young people change their future by making high school graduation a reality. By joining the Built to Last Team, you can help increase the high school graduation rate for youth from East Palo Alto and East Menlo Park communities. Members provide direct academic coaching services to high school students. Built to Last Members will commit to 12 months of service in a part-time paid position. Built to Last Members must be 18 years or older, A U.S. Citizen or lawful permanent resident, want experience working with youth, be willing to commit to a year of service. Apply Today! Deadlines are approaching and Change is coming soon! For more info contact Gail Ortega at 1000 El Camino Real in Atherton, call (650) 543-4423 or send an email to Gail.firstname.lastname@example.org
. You can also get more info at BuiltToLastCollaborative.org
GradPortal.org is an extensive directory of graduate school programs searchable by subject. The site is entirely free to students and is designed to help underrepresented groups learn about the opportunities available to them. It offers financial aid information and advice on applying to and surviving graduate school, as well as a mentoring channel where prospective students can follow the experiences of current minority students and ask them questions via a blog. Anyone can search the site by visiting GradPortal.org
and they can speak with an advisor liaison to get tips, order free office supplies or add content to the site by contacting Kathryn Noel via e-mail at Kathryn@GradSchools.com
ACI Career College Enrollment
Non-profit ACI Career College , located at 2412 Mc Henry Ave in Modesto is Kicking off its new enrollment for their Health Information Specialist Program and they will be teaching Medical Billing, Coding of ICD-9 and CPT codes, Insurance Billing and all competitive Software Programs in today’s Hospitals and Physicians offices. This type of training will land you that career that you deserve, you will be receiving teaching by their 20 Year Instructor currently one of the top coders in the Country. Register today and receive top pay with no delay and tools to guarantee you a very lucrative salary in as little as 6 months. So join them today and begin a new life for yourself and your family. Call today and ask for admissions and they will get you started. They are kicking off their 2007-2008 projects entitled “Rebuilding Lives One Person at a Time”. For more information about their campus call, ACI at (209) 338-6224.
The San Francisco Police Department Needs YOU
Are you looking for a great job? Do you wanta a career where your day is never the same? The San Francisco Police Department is looking for men and women like you. Starting pay is over $60,000 with full benefits and this challenging and rewarding profession is not your everyday 9 to 5 job. So, if you want to help people, be a role model in your community and make a difference then the San Francisco Police Department wants you to apply. SFPD's goal is to hire 250 new police officers within the next year. For more info you please call (415) 575-6325 or visit www.SFGov.org/police
and click the "Join the SFPD" link to apply online today.
FREE Drop-In College Advising
The Women's Building offers free Drop-In Advising on college admissions, career exploration and financial aid! This free educational support for low income adults is available every Tuesday and Thursday from 1pm-5pm in the Community Resource Room at The Women's Building. The Women's Building is located at 3543 18th Street in San Francisco. For more ingo please call (415) 431-1180 ext. 11 or ext. 16.
The Chabot Space and Science Center
The Chabot Space and Science Center is presenting on giant screen "the Human Body". To receive a two for one admission, Click here
.National Coalition of 100 Black Women
The Oakland/Bay Area Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. is commited to providing programs which will increase the participation of African Americans in the economic, civic, entrepreneurial and human services arenas of their respective communities through education, scholarship and collaboration. Call 1-510-287-2534 for more information.
Please consider giving paperback books to the library at Alameda County Juvenile Hall. There are over 350 youth there with lots of time to read. Youngsters have easy access to books and share them among themselves. They REALLY appreciate having books. When they leave custody, they receive three books to take with them. Alameda County Library Write to Read Program juviewrite2read.aclibrary.org
has a wish list at: www.amazon.com
. Go to Wish List and type in Write to Read--Juvenile Hall. Books can be purchased there or at your independent bookseller and sent to: Amy Cheney, Librarian/Juvenile Hall/2200 Fairmont Drive in San Leandro, CA 94578.