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OUR
PROGRAMS

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FREE STEM SUMMER CAMP FOR YOUTH 

Join our 3rd Annual STEM Summer Program to learn exciting concepts in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Optimization, and Coding. Then use these concepts to do a plethora of things including Making Music, Solving Sudoku, Diagnosing Breast Cancer, and aligning DNA Sequences! No experience is required for Level 1 Camp. Camps are taught with individual attention from youth teachers and UC Berkeley Engineering students to ensure every student learns hands-on at their pace. In person and virtual options are available for youth in High School and Middle School.

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Bay Area Urban League County and Municipal Fellows

The Municipal Fellows Program is designed for those seeking to be future leaders of California. This 2-month long program is a comprehensive career development and executive leadership opportunity. This program allows Fellows to gain critical insight into city-level government and develop essential skills necessary to thrive. Fellows will receive a $2,000 stipend.

We seek solution-driven, early career professionals with a passion for making a difference in their community to join our program and learn first-hand the complexities and challenges of governing in the nation’s most populated state.

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My Next Step Job Assistance Program

The youth in our communities have not always received the necessary resources needed to thrive and be successful in society. The Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area is calling all youth who are willing and eager to develop workforce skills!

 

For those without a resume or looking to build their people skills, we encourage you to participate in our workshop to understand the importance of a resume and how to create one. Learn the key elements, language, and guidelines into a resume and receive one-on-one help to set you up for our Career Fair! 

April 15th || 12 PM - 2 PM 
Workshop to prepare to get your job, including resumes and practice interviews. 


May 6th || 12 PM - 3 PM
Job Fair to meet companies with jobs that could be right for you. 

Lunch will be provided on both dates.

This program is FREE and recommended most for High School Seniors!

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We are proud to announce our new program titled 'The Financial Journey to Owning a Home,' presented by US Bank and in partnership with the Urban League of San Francisco Bay Area!

 

Are you looking to buy a home? Wondering how the homebuying process works? Or do you want to understand if buying is best for you? This program is for you! Join us for a six-series seminar for first-time homebuyers! No matter where you are in your journey, we'll provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to make informed decisions for you and your family. Connect with experts, build financial foundations, learn about debt and identity theft, and more.

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Combining both UC Berkeley’s world-renowned faculty, Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area's commitment to connect and advance African American and other underrepresented communities, and the real-world expertise of business practitioners sharing their own personal journeys - the program culminates with a curriculum focused on accelerating career growth, business impact, economic development, and network expansion among emerging Black leaders and those interested in their advancement.

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UL Bay Area and Warner Media are launching a virtual six-week program that offers its participants the opportunity to learn several parts of the television entertainment business and everything Warner Media brings to the industry.

 

Candidates must participate 100% in all sessions, be able to work in the U.S., and ideally will, have 1-3 years of professional experience in the entertainment industry.

Session Topics:

  • Access to circulate virtual binder and host full cohort orientation

  • Scripted Television

  • Alt Creative Content (Unscripted, Animation, Features)

  • News, Sports, Comics

  • Corporate

  • Breaking In / Professional Development

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The Bay Area Urban League Career Mentorship Program was created for professionals of all ages. Mentors will be able to help their Mentees with career coaching, crafting resumes, preparing for interviews, and more. This two-week program will enrich Mentees as well as the Mentors as they utilize this program as a way to create a lasting impact in their community. In addition to breakout sessions for Mentors and Mentees, the program includes speakers who are subject matter experts from the industry.

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Distinguished Leader Series

Hosted University of California President Michael V. Drake and United States Senator
Alex Padilla as speakers in our Distinguished Leader Series. The audience in this series is African American Executives and Community leaders from across the Bay Area.

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Inspire Bay Area

Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area Podcast with Audacy Radio, in which our President Kenneth E. Maxey II hosts conversations with Community and Business leaders to discuss the topics most relevant to the Bay Area and underrepresented communities.

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Computer Science Classes

In partnership with Kids Teach Tech, we host coding classes for youth. These classes are for all ages and ability levels from beginning coding to advanced computer programming and Engineering in partnership with the University of California, Berkeley, and Georgia Institute of Technology. Along with special guest speakers to inspire youth.

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Faith Leaders & Digital Divide

Worked with Bay Faith Leaders to identify technical needs and strategies to end
the digital divide with their respective communities. Also provided trainings for church leaders and their
congregants.

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Bay Area Speaks

We host conversations with Special Guests such as California Treasurer Fiona Ma, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley and Executive Director of San Francisco Department of Police Accountability Paul Henderson.

Browse and apply to one of our flagship programs today!

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