Clean Streets and Second Chances

Clean Streets and Second Chances

The Clean City Community Restoration Team is a transitional work opportunity in the BOSS Career Training and Employment Center (CTEC). Team members are building new lives for themselves, while helping keep Oakland clean! With funding from Alameda County Probation,...
Love From The Community Made Warm Holidays

Love From The Community Made Warm Holidays

Thanks to generous BOSS supporters and community members, BOSS was able to provide gifts, warm coats, food, and other resources for families and individuals in need across Alameda County. From Thanksgiving through Christmas, BOSS was contacted by individuals and...
Daeshawn Thomas – Carving a New Path

Daeshawn Thomas – Carving a New Path

Daeshawn has experienced more challenges at age 21 than many of us have experienced in two or three times as many years – yet he is determined to overcome them and chart a new path. Daeshawn is one of the beneficiaries of the Returning Citizens Stimulus (RCS)* program...
CTEC – Going Strong and Growing

CTEC – Going Strong and Growing

Last month, the BOSS Career Training and Employment Center (CTEC) had an unusually high number of individuals enroll in the program. Typically, CTEC enrolls between 18-25 individuals per month – last month, they enrolled 28 individuals. Not only that, they measured...