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Be prepared for natural disasters

August 31, 2018

by Marisol Beas, California Black Media California is often portrayed in the media as a utopian state with fantastic weather year-round, serene beaches and scenic geography that would be a resident’s dream. And, in many areas of the state, it’s partly true. However, a devastating summer for the state has ignited concerns about the state’s […]

Oakland Rising is hiring Voter Outreach Workers, formerly incarcerated welcome – $17 an hour plus lunch or dinner

August 31, 2018

Oakland Rising Action – Voter Outreach Worker (temporary, part-time) Oakland Rising Action is a community-led political organization focused on supporting candidates and issues that drive a progressive agenda for Oakland’s working-class, immigrant and communities of color living in the flatlands of Oakland. We are currently seeking to fill positions for Voter Outreach workers. Voter Outreach workers […]

Fall 2018 EcoApprentice Program: Do great community work in Bayview Hunters Point!

August 28, 2018

Fall 2018 EcoApprentice Program Are you between the ages of 14-24 years? Interested in doing great community work in Bayview? Want to learn how to work in a native plant nursery, restore wildlife habitat in the Bayview, do research, and develop leadership and job readiness skills? Ready to go on some kayak and camping adventures? […]

Call before you dig

August 5, 2018

by Genoa Barrow, California Black Media Utility companies throughout the state of California are working to ensure that an 811 hotline is as much in the forefront of people’s minds as another well-known three-digit number, but with the goal of preventing emergencies before they occur. The 811 hotline was established in 2005, but its roots […]

Electric vehicles are helping communities prepare for the future

July 4, 2018

PG&E launched its EV Charge Network program in January, with the goal of installing 7,500 electric vehicle chargers at condominiums, apartment buildings and workplaces across Northern and Central California between now and 2020.

City College of San Francisco announces cannabis course beginning in July – register now

June 21, 2018

              SAN FRANCISCO — Today, City College of San Francisco (CCSF) is launching a series of workshops on cannabis as the latest addition to its already diverse continuing education programming. The launch is in response to requests from the public for information and learning opportunities about cannabis since its legalization by California voters in 2016, […]

Energy savings programs and ways to save this summer

June 6, 2018

by Genoa Barrow, California Black Media Whether or not temperatures will hit triple digits remains to be seen, but Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) has tips to keep customers from getting burned on their bills this summer. The energy company’s website offers lots of warm weather advice, from using a microwave or an outside grill […]

May 31 Deadline for Applications: Maynard 200 National Journalism Fellowship Program

May 22, 2018

Reminder: May 31 Deadline for Applications: Maynard 200 National Journalism Fellowship Program Dear Colleagues: We are excited to announce that the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education is seeking applications from journalism leaders, journalism entrepreneurs and storytellers nationwide for its pilot Maynard 200 Fellowship. Maynard 200 aims to expand the diversity pipeline in media […]

Ansaldo’s DBE Outreach Event for BART’s Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) project is May 23, 1:30pm, 1001 Broadway, Oakland

May 16, 2018


PG&E PowerPathway™ Program powers up careers

May 11, 2018

by Genoa Barrow, California Black Media Oakland – He was an out of work party promoter and she was a single mother, living in a hotel room with a young son. Both say a job-training program run by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) gave them the power to change the course of their lives. Shawn […]

Hope SF Entrepreneurship Program – apply by May 15

May 10, 2018

Swing Phi Swing Social Fellowship offers two college scholarships to Black women – apply by June 15

April 18, 2018

SWING PHI SWING SOCIAL FELLOWSHIP INCORPORATED OPENS THEIR 2018 SCHOLASTIC OPPORTUNITIES TO WOMEN OF COLOR The National Office of Swing Phi Swing Social Fellowship Inc. is proud to extend (2) scholarships to deserving female students for the 2018-2019 academic year.  We are requesting your assistance is reaching women of color who need financial assistance at a […]

Summer Transportation Jobs for High School Students: Apply by March 25

February 22, 2018

Summer Transportation Jobs for High School Students: Now Accepting Applications for MTC Internship Program   Deadline for Applications is March 25, 2018   SAN FRANCISCO, February 22, 2018 . . . The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is offering high school students around the Bay Area the opportunity this summer to gain professional experience in transportation […]

Saturday, 2/17, 9-5: Oakland Black College Expo to give over $1 million in scholarships, on-the-spot college acceptances

February 17, 2018

  15th annual Black College Expo to provide Bay Area students path to college WHO/WHAT: Wells Fargo has teamed up with the Oakland Black College Expo in an effort to curtail the high school dropout rate and increase college enrollment among Bay Area students. The Oakland Black College Expo provides an opportunity for students to receive on-the-spot […]

Paid-to-drive promo pays $300 a week to wrap your car in a big ad

February 12, 2018

  PAID TO DRIVE PROMO!!! Seeking car owners willing to go about their normal routine with a big ad plastered on their car. Also known as “Car Wrap”. Compensation is $300 per week. Register at; MEDIA-396 email:

Human Impact Partners (HIP) seek 2-3 graduate-level interns to support our research, advocacy/mobilization, and communications projects in Oakland

February 8, 2018

We’re on the search for 2-3 graduate-level interns to support our research, advocacy/mobilization, and communications projects based out of Oakland, California this summer. We’re accepting applications now through March 2, 2018. Read on for the full details below, also posted on our website.   Intern Responsibilities Conduct literature reviews and collect baseline conditions data. Collect and analyze data […]

Department of Energy offers 8-10 week summer internships to minority high school, undergrad and graduate students – apply by March 31

February 7, 2018

  The Department of Energy offers 8-10 week summer internships to minority high school, undergrad and graduate students at its Headquarter and site offices and national laboratories. Positions involve scientific research or a focus on policy, business, and government relations. Internships include lodging, round trip airfare and student stipends. Please see the link below.  Applications are due March 31.

Calling all underrepresented youth age 16-24: Join the next generation of tech talent

November 22, 2017

Dev Mission is recruiting for the Spring 2018 Cohort Session # 3!  Spring program will start on Monday Feb 12th and will end on Friday May 11th, 2018. The program runs on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4pm – 7pm. Spread the word to any low income young adults ages 16-24 that might be interested in applying to the […]

Free tickets Oct. 26 for U.S. veterans and active-duty servicemembers to new film, ‘Thank You for Your Service’

October 20, 2017

Offer Valid at More Than 400 AMC Theatres Nationwide to First 25 Servicemembers Who Request Tickets to the 7:00 P.M. Preview Screening on October 26 Universal Pictures and AMC Theatres today announced that, on October 26, up to 10,000 free tickets will be presented to U.S. veterans and active-duty servicemembers for DreamWorks Pictures’ Thank You for Your Service—at more than 400 […]

JCPenney hiring 750 seasonal associates in San Francisco area and hosting National Hiring Day on Tuesday, Oct. 17

October 11, 2017

The Christmas season is quickly approaching, and JCPenney is getting ready for crowds of eager customers by increasing staff for the holiday shopping rush. The Company plans to hire 750 seasonal associates throughout the San Francisco area for a variety of store positions. Available customer service and support positions include cashier, replenishment specialist, SEPHORA inside […]

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