East Bay Apprenticeship Program Turns 90% Of Enrolled Gang Members Into Employed Ex-Gang MembersA program in Richmond and Oakland worked so well, people in Union City called to ask for the same treatment.
KCBS Cover Story: Program Offers Career Path For SF's Housing Authority ResidentsThe Department of Public Works and the San Francisco Housing Authority are teaming up to offer on-the-job training for some residents of public housing. The goal of the pre-apprentice program underway at Potrero Terrace is to offer a pathway for the resident participants - think of it as their chance to make some money and a difference.
Martinez Shoe Repairman Doesn't Want To Be Industry's Sole SurvivorPablo Martinez decided to transform his downtown cobblers shop into a non-profit school that offers soul salvation for young people in trouble and preserves a craftsman's dying trade.