Career Readiness Committee

Be part of We Will Not Be Indifferent

Let’s take action together! Be part of our efforts to support Oakland youth and demonstrate that We Will Not Be Indifferent to the needs of our community’s future leaders. This Committee will play an integral role in our efforts to bolster youth success and empowerment through Career Readiness. Our Real World Lab gives youth opportunities for job shadowing, internships, and opportunities to work with professionals from industries related to their community impact projects.

Committee Goals

Together we will increase visibility and raise $200,000 which will support:

  • Youth coach program including training, stipends, and leadership opportunities
  • 100 external youth internships
  • Field trips and job shadowing for 75 students
Participation Opportunities
  • Serve as a Panel Coach or Panel Judge
  • Host interns or a company field trip
  • Sponsor a mock interview or speed mentoring event
  • Sponsor a multimedia program
  • Attend October 2018 celebration event
Committee Member Commitments:

Lead and report out at Committee meetings (4)

Recruit Committee participants

Provide leadership and bring friends to events

Secure corporate partnerships

Attend our October 2018 celebration event

$2,500 Give/Get

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Committee Member for the Career Readiness Committee, please contact Veronica Churchill, Marketing & Development Manager, at vchurchill@alternativesinaction.org or 510.285.6290.