Jul 6, 2016
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The City of Richmond has partnered with the City of Oakland and regional organizations to host a Boys and Men of Color Career Summit on Thursday, July 21 at the Oakland Convention Center.

During the free event, slated to run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., participants will have the chance to interview with employers, delve into community resources, and receive valuable career preparation and leadership development training.

Registration is also open for the next “Winning in the Workplace” training lab in Richmond, set for Monday, July 18 from 3:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Participating in the lab is required for access to pre-scheduled interviews during the July 21 Oakland summit. While the labs are complimentary, participants must register by July 13.

The Career Summit will be highlighted by a hiring pavilion with on-the-spot interviews, a career expo with networking ops, dynamic skill-building workshops for young adults, and a special program for CEOs and influencers, and more.

Interested individuals can visit the Eventbrite invitation or text BMOC to 9577 to register for the Winning in the Workplace; for more information or to register for the Career Summit, visit My Brother’s Keeper Alliance online for more information.



About the Author

Mike Aldax is the editor of the Richmond Standard. He has 13 years of journalism experience, most recently as a reporter for the San Francisco Examiner. He previously held roles as reporter and editor at Bay City News, Napa Valley Register, Garden Island Newspaper in Kaua’i, and the Queens Courier in New York City.