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OIC of America Awarded Two U.S. Department of Labor Reentry Grants Totaling $8,787,369

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: July 20, 2018 Contact: Naja Killebrew, Communications Manager Phone: 215-236-4500 (w), 215-518-6558 (c) Email: nkillebrew@oicofamerica.org Website: www.oicofamerica.org OIC of America Awarded Two U.S. Department of Labor Reentry Grants Totaling $8,787,369 SOAR program expands from seven to eleven affiliates and program partners in seven states

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Former corporate executive seeks to re-energize OIC of America, Inc.

As the president and CEO of Opportunities Industrialization Center of America, Inc. (OIC) James Haynes is focused on re-energizing the historic workforce development organization. Founded in 1964 by the Rev. Leon Sullivan, OIC was created to address the lack of education and job training programs available to minorities in Philadelphia so they may prepare themselves and become part of a highly skilled workforce. Today, the national organization has 34 affiliates in 22 states. Haynes, a retired Johnson & Johnson executive and United States Army veteran, has been leading the nonprofit entity since October 2016. He has been affiliated with the organization for more than 20 years, having previously served as a member at-large and first vice chair of the board. […]

Memorial Day Tribute

We offer the below message which was authored by Brandon Wilson and Scott Rodgers from our affiliate in Asheville, North Carolina:   Memorial Day Thoughts This Memorial Day, we thank God for all who served, who sacrificed, who stood a post.  They are the 2 percenters!  Not because of wealth, power, or fame; but, because they took an oath and defended our freedoms.  These brave men and women only represent 2% of the country but defend 100% of our freedoms, our culture, our politic, and our families. Being a Veteran is not a one way street of all dedication and sacrifice.  It is a two way street with the Military’s investment in each Veteran of skills, responsibility, duty, and the intrinsic value of being […]

OIC Resource & Reentry Job Fair

This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The product was created by the recipient and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership. This product is copyrighted by the institution that created it.
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OIC is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization preparing people for today's workforce with quality life skills development, fundamental education, superior job skills training, and employment readiness services.

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