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First Unitarian Church of Oakland

685 14th Street

Oakland, CA 94612

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Celebrate men and women who have overcome serious barriers and are now GAINFULLY EMPLOYED - and the businesses who hire them!!

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CELEBRATING LIVES TURNED AROUND!

JOBS = INCOME, DIGNITY, & SELF-SUFFICIENCY

Please join BOSS, our partners, graduates, supporters, elected officials, business leaders, and other to celebrate community members who have overcome tremendous obstacles to rejoin the workforce - helping themselves, their families, and the local economy!

  • Over 90 Graduates who are now gainfully employed!!
  • Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir and other special performances
  • Keynote Speaker Nathan Pirtle, Top 25 Forbes-ranked entrepreneur, marketing expert, activist and philanthropist
  • Special Guest Speaker Marlo Da Motivator - teacher/coach, motivational speaker, and returning citizen
  • Special Invited Guests: US Congresswoman Barbara Lee, State Senator Nancy Skinner, State Assembly Member Rob Bonta, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, and many others!
  • Dinner following ceremony!

Join your community to celebrate SUCCESS STORIES - people who have worked hard to turn their lives around, companies that hire them, and programs that help people move forward!

SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE! Contact Sonja at 510.649.1930 x 1008 or sfitz@self-sufficiency.org.

Highlights from last year's graduation below!

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