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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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Urgent action alert: Stop prison officials from blocking Shaka Shakur’s access...

Shaka Shakur is a politically active incarcerated New Afrikan who was transferred on Dec. 18, 2018, from the Indiana Department of Corrections (IDOC) to the Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) as part of a campaign by prison officials to neutralize his activism.

Rwanda exports 2,163 kg of gold, UAE imports 12,539 kg of...

The final 2019 UN Group of Experts Report on the Democratic Republic of the Congo confirms that Congo’s eastern neighbor Rwanda remains a haven for smuggling Congolese minerals.

Byron Allen v. Comcast Case Could Tear Down America’s Oldest and...

“If the Supreme Court narrows this law, it would give corporations cover – allowing them to cover up racial discrimination ... A bad decision in this case could have impact on everyday businesses owned by Black people across our country.”

‘Remembering James: The Life and Music of James Brown’ runs through...

The Black Repertory Group is kicking off its 56th uninterrupted theater season with the life and music of the Godfather of Soul, James Brown. The nationally touring musical “Remembering James” is running Thursdays-Sundays through Nov. 24.

‘Mumia Abu-Jamal is just one step away from freedom,’ says Maureen...

Philadelphia police have been violent and racist and corrupt for decades. They have a lot to lose if Mumia wins – because when Mumia wins, the forces that support Black dignity and freedom are winning.