Work Connections Breakfast Success!

Thank you for making the 9th annual Work Connections Breakfast our most successful yet! Together, we raised over $56,000 to help connect young adults with job training and employment opportunities, including funding for paid internships, work clothing and tools, training, transportation, and career exploration activities. Be sure to mark your calendars for next year’s Work Connections Breakfast, happening on April 5, […]

OIC of America to Commemorate 50th Anniversary

Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center (POIC), a leading provider of alternative education, family outreach, mentoring, job skill training, workforce development and placement services, is pleased to be participating at the OIC 50th Anniversary Celebration & Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, June 12-15, 2014. The conference theme, “The Man, the Mission, the Movement,” is a culmination […]

RAHS Students Engage with Tech Companies

Buses from all four RAHS school sites arrived in Portland’s Pearl District this morning for a Tech Fair hosted by the platinum and silver sponsors of the 4K 4Charity run: Elemental, New Relic, Portland Development Commission, Puppet, Simple, Unosquare, and vacasa. A panel discussion–Charting a Career Course–is being moderated by students with speakers from each sponsor company. […]