2019 CTEC Graduation

Please join BOSS, our partners, graduates, supporters, elected officials, business leaders, and other to celebrate men and women who have overcome difficult challenges and are NOW EMPLOYED!

  • Over 90 graduates who are gainfully employed!
  • Keynote speaker Nathan Pirtle, Top 25 Forbes-ranked entrepreneur, marketing expert, activist and philanthropist
  • Special guest speaker Marlo da Motivator, trainer, coach, and returning citizen
  • Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir and other performances
  • 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!

This is a free community event!! Register HERE.

See pictures from the inspiring 2018 Graduation celebration here!

SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE: Contact Sonja at 510.649.1930 x 1008 or sfitz@self-sufficiency.org, or DOWNLOAD the sponsorship form here.