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08/14/2018
A “Baker’s” Dozen with the Success Center: Eva Baker’s Journey and Rise with the Success Center

There are a select group of people on the planet whose name somehow delivers some truth about their character. Some are given those names on purpose, and some are serendipitously born with them. 23 year-old Eva Baker is among the latter… Read More

Tags: career development | code | Code on Point | Hustle | labelbox | success center sf | success story | tech.
07/18/2018
Success Center’s Professional Development Day at Google

A room of young adults, two non-profits, and a tech company. These were the stars at Google’s San Francisco office on Monday, June 26th. More specifically the eager young adults…Read more

Tags: Code on Point | Google | Job Readiness Training | networking | professional development | resume | success center sf | tech.
07/18/2018
A Successful ‘Hustle’

Authenticity. Respect. Impact. Empowerment.” These are the words that are fashioned in large mosaic style on every floor of the Hustle.Inc headquarters in downtown San Francisco. Ysiad Ferreiras, the current Chief Operating Officer, hones in on the word “respect”…Read more

Tags: Hustle | success center sf | success story | tech.
02/07/2018
Code on Camp Graduation – February 7th

Congratulations to the graduates of the Code on Point program.

Tags: Code on Point | Code Ramp | Liz Jackson-Simpson | scsf | success center sf | tech | training | workforce development.
06/29/2018
Training Options: It’s Your Choice – What Kind is Best for You

Odds are at some point in your career, you’ll need to go through some kind of training program. It could be as simple as a brief, training video or workshop given by an employer…Read more

Tags: Liz Jackson-Simpson | scsf | success center sf | training | workforce development.
02/07/2018
An Inspiration to All – Success Story

Working with the TAY population has been intrinsically rewarding, with each interaction, good or bad, helps me realize how valuable this work is, and how much our services are appreciated and needed. This rings particularly true with one young man, Jesus Lopez, who has proven that failure is never fatal.Read more.

Tags: Code on Point | Coding | Liz Jackson-Simpson | program | success center sf | success story | western addition career center.
03/07/2017
Success Center Hires New Staff!

February 2017 was a big month at the Success Center. Three new outstanding professionals have joined the Employment team beefing up the current staff to 10 employment specialists.

Tags: San Francisco | scsf | success center sf | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point | youth employment.
03/07/2017
Building Better Communities – In Our Exec Director’s Own Words

Hear Success Center SF’s Executive Director Liz Jackson-Simpson talk about our goal of helping low income Bay Area adults and youth achieve happiness and success in life.

Tags: employment | Liz Jackson-Simpson | scsf | success center sf | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point | workforce development.
01/10/2017
Getting On Solid Ground – How to Climb Out of Personal Debt

At the latest Financial Empowerment Credit Building and Repair Boot Camp the speaker was Ruth VanDerostyne, owner and founder of Financial Education Services, a credit repair company in the Bay Area.  Hear what she had to say.

Tags: credit | San Francisco | scsf | success center sf | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
01/09/2017
The Amnesty Program Deadline is Looming

Is a traffic infraction making it hard for you to get work or get around? Want to get your license back? For a limited time you can get amnesty on your CA ticket with the Driver’s License Amnesty Program. See if you qualify.

Tags: amnesty | San Francisco | scsf | success center sf | traffic amnesty | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.

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