I always say Right Things Done the Right Way Produce the Right Results.
Our 20-member volunteer Business Advisory Council provides oversight and guidance in program development and operations. They also assist us with Job Readiness Training by way of Department of Apprenticeship Standards Agreements (Under File #29710).
This group of secondary schools, community colleges, labor agencies, employers and industry representatives, is a consortium of companies, nonprofit associations, professional societies, STEAMM-related research & policy organizations, government entities, universities and academic institutions concerned with STEAMM education (SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ARTS, MUSIC, and MATH) and the future of human capital in the United States.
Together, we are committed to building career pathways leading to jobs in high-demand industries that offer “stackable” credentials (i.e., a sequence of credentials that can be accumulated over time). Members serve a minimum of 100 hours as guest speakers, work with participants on interview skills, provide Internships and hire participants to help achieve our mission.
Our Focus Counties are:
Alameda, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake Trinity, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo County, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, Yolo. Focused counties noted above does not necessarily exclude counties outside of our initial pilot program initiatives.
We Support/Create initiatives to enable school and educational systems to implement innovative teaching practices in science, technology, engineering, arts, music, and mathematics (STEAMM).
We prepare students for bay area jobs requiring knowledge of advanced 5G wireless network systems and are responsible for evangelizing Cisco Meraki through our world-class CMNA technical certification course and customized technical engagement program at the school called CityLab.
Each Class receives at a minimum:
12 45 Minute Coaching Videos
12 Illustrated Lab Study Guides
12 Curriculum Study Guides
12 Action Step Checklists
Weekly Group Forums
Weekly Group Lessons
Exit Exam and Certification
Reducing Recidivism and Foster Care
Our Social Motive is giving incarcerated fathers a vision that they have a unique and irreplaceable role in the life of their child along with increased confidence and changes in attitude and skills is a powerful motivator for successful reentry into a community.
And a strong reinforcer for the child seeking academic success, combined with the creative financing described above, we organically empower communities to bring families together in a dignified way.
Backers provide money to pay for education, training, and equipment (such as tools), offer advice, encouragement, and connections.
Interested parties can participate in General Sessions each third weekend, or request a private 12-week program through a Memorandum of Understanding.
CityLab founder, Johnny Clarke works with venture-funded startups to implement SuperSaturday, MakeIT TakeIT, Re-Innovations, and Coffee Trike Coffee.