Ongoing Programs and Events

Open Enrollment All Year Round

Are you interested in getting your high school diploma or G.E.D?
We help you with education, barrier removal, one-on-one tutoring, vocational training and much more!

To enroll, contact Lucina Lopez-Perez at


YouthBuild is for young adults 18-24 looking to participate in hands on construction and get job readiness training.

Contact Derrie McClure for more info: 415-943-8205

Pathways is an all virtual 16-week program with four tracks to choose from: Construction, Basic Computer Literacy, Job Readiness Training/Life Skills and Art. Every track occurs once a week for 2 hours, with the exception of Arts which will occur twice a week.

  • Construction Fundamentals – Thursdays 9am-11am
  • Basic Computer Literacy – Thursdays 1pm-3pm
  • Job Readiness Training/Life Skills Building – Fridays 9am-11am
  • Arts: Spoken Word, Visual Arts, Music and Film Production – Thursdays and Fridays: 1pm-3pm (Thursdays Theory and Fridays Lab.)


Click here to register online.

For more info: contact

Special Events

Throughout the year, we offer opportunities for interested members of the community to get to know our work. Join us at our gala, which is our most important fundraiser of the year, or at one of our many free special events.

We will announce the exact date and other details soon. Our gala is made possible by our extraordinary gala sponsors. Do you want to put your name on our most important event of the year? Click here to learn more.

for more info, contact Nina Camp-Dailey at (415) 688-7979

Success Centers’ Early Morning Study Academy (EMSA) held its 26th Annual Graduation Ceremony alongside its 5th Annual Construction Graduation on July 27, 2022. In partnership with John Muir Charter School, the dual ceremonies were hosted by the San Francisco Elks Club Lodge #3 inside the Kensington Park Hotel in San Francisco. This celebration honored 11 graduates from both John Muir Charter School and the Success Centers’ Construction Program. Twenty-two graduates completed the programs, however, a few graduates were unable to secure time off from their NEW JOBS IN CONSTRUCTION to attend the ceremony! Click here to learn more.

Click here to learn about other special events.

Click here to learn about sponsorship opportunities.



East Bay Regional Parks will be conducting an Employer Spotlight with Success Centers Oakland at 2577 MacArthur Blvd. Oakland, CA to share their need to fill multiple open positions. Use the QR code to register and come out to learn more and apply!


On behalf of his colleagues at Success Centers, please join us in congratulating Geoffrey on this esteemed honor. Congratulations Geoff! Click “Read More” to see his story!


Angela has worked to create technical assistance programs (TA) for professional development, thanks to the Office of Cannabis. These TA’s help secure knowledge for Verified Equity community members who want to start their own businesses. Participants have shared, “Ms. Ang, you put the dots on the map. Now we can draw the lines to connect the dots.” Click “Read More” to read her story!


“I aim to be a catalyst for change, where Black leaders are recognized and supported for our transformative work; our potential is acknowledged and celebrated to foster an environment where our talents are given the platforms they deserve. In this future, empowerment and equity intersect, creating a more just and inclusive landscape for all.”
Liz Jackson-Simpson, CEO, Success Centers


Success Centers is hiring! Scan the QR or visit our Hot Jobs page at to check out these amazing opportunities!


Greetings Community! Come join us for our mini hiring event “Amour Hiring Affair” on February 14th, 2024 @ 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. Pre-Registration is required!


On behalf of the staff at Success Centers, join us in congratulating Lakista on this much deserved acknowledgement of her work ethic, leadership and teamwork. CONGRATULATIONS LA’KISTA!! Click “Read More” to see her story!


Application opens for our Equity Pathways Paid Cannabis Industry Training on December 15th! Please apply to be considered for this program. Acceptance interviews will be conducted January 22-24, 2023, and if accepted into the cohort, participants must attend a mandatory orientation on January 29, 2023, no exceptions. Visit this link to apply!


Success Centers would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to the NAACP for their unwavering commitment and tireless efforts in advocating for the empowerment of marginalized communities. Their dedication to creating a more just and inclusive society aligns perfectly with Success Centers’ mission of empowering individuals through employment education and art. The NAACP has been instrumental in promoting equal opportunities, fighting against systemic discrimination, and amplifying the voices of those who have been historically marginalized. Their advocacy serves as a powerful catalyst for positive change, and we are immensely grateful for their continued support.


Join us for the Budding Industry Job Shop on November 15th, 2023, from 2-4pm. This virtual event offers a unique opportunity to explore careers in the budding industry. Sign up by scanning the QR code provided!

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