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.



Join the Black Elected Monarchs of San Francisco and Success Centers for a night of music, competition, and fun from 4-7 pm on June 23rd at The Midnight Sun, located at 4067 18th St in San Francisco!


Success Centers is hosting a celebration to share their achievements in integrating ART into their programming and introduce to all The Cow Parade!
Reconnect with friends and The Imagine Bus Project staff who are still a part of Success Centers, meet students and maybe pick up a paint brush! While we’re together, artists will be painting 100 lb. fiberglass cows. These exhibits will become part of the Cows Parade in 2025, traveling to different Success Centers events to showcase the arts! Click “read more” to RSVP for this event!


Join the Oakland Success Centers on Thursday, June 6, 2024, at 2577 MacArthur Blvd. to learn more about employment opportunities with the United States Postal Service! See you at 10:00 a.m.!


Valerie takes great pride in her role with Success Centers, helping others learn something that they did not already know. “It’s a mathematical equation that I love to solve; every day is different from the day before!”. On behalf of Success Centers staff, please join us in celebrating Valerie Cook as our May Employee of the Month!! GO VAL!!


MAY DAY MAY DAY! Come to Success Centers Hiring & Resource Fair on May 22nd, 2024 @ 1449 Webster Street, San Francisco 94115 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M! This is an incredible opportunity to meet employers, access resources and get hired!


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!

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