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Jul 25, 2019

Hidden Figures: The Power of Untapped Talent Pools

Are you struggling to recruit employees to fill vacant positions? The reality is that there are available workers who are capable of filling your positions today. Join us to learn how to connect with and make the most of our local untapped talent, build a talent pipeline for the future…


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May 30, 2019

City Awards $80,000 in Arts Grants, Receives Grant to Support Cultural Equity Analysis as part of Oakland Cultural Plan Implementation

In May 2019, the Oakland City Council approved $80,000 in fiscal year 2018-2019 grants to eight Oakland-based nonprofit organizations through the City’s pilot Neighborhood Voices grant program. City Council also approved acceptance of a $75,000 grant award from the Surdna Foundation to support actions and recommendations found in the City’s Cultural Plan, including a cultural and racial equity impact analysis.

Apr 10, 2019

Alexa Jeffress Named Real Estate Managing Director

Today, the City of Oakland announced the hiring of Alexa Jeffress as Real Estate Managing Director within the Economic & Workforce Development Department (EWDD). She will be responsible for management, disposition, and development of the City’s real property assets. Alexa will start work on April 22, 2019.


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