Maria Capote wanted more for her kids. Prior to coming to Opportunity Junction, she and her family of six were living off one income, and she longed for the ability to do more exciting things for her children to experience, such as traveling to new places. She felt limited in her ability to provide them with the lIfe she’d always dreamed of having for her family.
Our Holiday Campaign raises critical funds to provide year-round opportunities for local job seekers to gain professional skills, work experience, and a new-found confidence.
The pandemic threw our world upside down, and our Tech Center, which had to pivot to online service delivery, was not immune to the impact. Yet despite the challenges brought on by COVID-19, we’ve used that time to develop exciting new courses for learners throughout the community.
Dear Opportunity Junction Community,
While my deepest gratitude in my professional life is reserved for the Opportunity Junction team and alumni, I am also grateful to collaborate with other local organizations and leaders. One partnership we belong to is the East Contra Costa Community Alliance.
We are proud and grateful to announce the following new grants and funding