Next Step Workforce Connections

Workforce Connections Success Story!

Angela, who obtained her High School Equivalency in November 2013, had been looking for long term warehouse work. She received many hours of support and assistance from our Workforce Connections program. Angela received an offer from the new Amazon distribution center in Newark and started working there in August 2014!

With the help of the Workforce Connections program, Cynthia completed an intense 3 month culinary program, Kitchen of Champions this summer. This fall she was hired by the Oakland Unified School District’s culinary department. She is using the skills she learned during her training and now prepares, cooks, and serves students lunches at Skyline High School.

Ricky - Next Step Learning Center

Ricky, a Next Step High School Equivalency graduate, finished his ATLAS training at College of Alameda in May 2014. He was the top of his class and also received an award for perfect attendance. Ricky is now working at Home Depot as an Overnight Freight Associate.

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