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City College of San Francisco expands its Community Health Worker program

New certificates expand employment opportunities for students SAN FRANCISCO – City College of San Francisco (CCSF) announced today that beginning 2019, it will offer two new certificates programs through its Community Health Worker (CHW) program: elder advocates...

$3,000 per year renewable college scholarships for Bayview Hunters Point students – Apply by...

  This notice announces three scholarships for Bayview Hunters Point students: A scholarship for a Bayview-Hunters Point student interested in STEM careers. A scholarship for a Bayview-Hunters Point student of Latino descent. A scholarship in...

Applications open for SF PUC’s 2019 CityWorks Summer Internship Program

  NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SFPUC’S CITYWORKS SUMMER INTERNSHIP Applications are open for the 2019 CityWorks Summer Internship Program, which strives to increase diversity in engineering, program management, communications and related fields. CityWorks provides interns aged 16-19...

Customers can schedule free visits to check carbon monoxide monitors

by Manny Otiko, California Black Media As temperatures begin to drop in California, many residents look at making sure their pilot lights are working so they can heat their homes in the colder months. But...

How winter impacts utility bills: Smart ways to save money

by Marisol Beas, California Black Media It is time to say goodbye to summer and welcome autumn, and soon winter will be upon us. It will be time to decorate for the holidays, enjoy...

Be prepared for natural disasters

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...

Oakland Rising is hiring Voter Outreach Workers, formerly incarcerated welcome – $17 an hour...

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...

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

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,...

Call before you dig

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,...

Electric vehicles are helping communities prepare for the future

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

              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...

Energy savings programs and ways to save this summer

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...

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

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...

PG&E PowerPathway™ Program powers up careers

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...

Swing Phi Swing Social Fellowship offers two college scholarships to Black women – apply...

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...

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

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...

Saturday, 2/17, 9-5: Oakland Black College Expo to give over $1 million in scholarships,...

  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...

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

  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: signupmedia396@gmail.com

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The shocking death of Rwandan gospel singer and dissident Kizito Mihigo

“Kizito Mihigo had been persecuted for advocating compassion for all the victims of the genocide, Hutu, Tutsi and Twa, refusing to blame all Hutu people for the Rwandan Genocide. Kagame has become fiercely vengeful with dissident Tutsis because they are breaking up his constituency.” – Professor Joseph Bukeye

Bloomberg’s bigoted remarks: Black voters will decide 3/3 whether his apologies...

“We put all the cops in minority neighborhoods,” said Michael Bloomberg. “Why do we do it? Because that’s where all the crime is. … The way you get the guns out of the kids’ hands is to throw them against the wall and frisk them.”

Unheard Voices calls for Alabama Corrections Commissioner Dunn to meet with...

“Months and years of retaliation (have been) endured … by countless (prisoners) who have … made sacrifices that those of us who have never been incarcerated cannot truly understand – all in order to seek accountability, to end prison slavery, and to stop the construction of new prisons that will take from us our children and grandchildren.” – Unheard Voices

UCSF-UCB scientists’ shipyard review violates state open government and meeting laws

A letter was sent to the team of UCSF-USB scientists reviewing retesting procedures for Hunters Point Shipyard Parcels A and G, via Ms. Laura Kurtzman, the designated contact person.

National Solidarity Events to Amplify Prisoners’ Human Rights, Aug. 21 –...

We call on you again to organize the communities from Aug. 21 – Sept. 9, 2020. In the spirit of Attica, will you be in the fight to dismantle the prison industrial slave complex by pushing agendas that will shut down jails and prisons like Rikers Island or Attica?