Career / Business

Career counselling, resumes, business classes, SCORE

Government Business @CentralCMR

Getting Certified and Doing Business with the Government, presented by the Alameda County Small Buisness Development Center. This seminar will explain the various certification programs available for small and minority businesses, including SBA, NMSDC, WBENC, and the County of Alameda. We'll cover how to complete the applications and gather supporting documents and how to leverage your certified status to secure business opportunites with major corporations.

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Free SAT Prep@Central

Berkeley Public Library Teen Services and Edupath partner to bring you this 4-part SAT workshop. Online registration open now at Workshops are free. Priority registration for juniors. There is a limit of 20 students per class. Wednesdays 4-5:30 April 9, 16, 23 & 30. Classes are in the 3rd floor Electronic Classroom at the Central Library in downtown Berkeley. More information at 510 981-6135 or

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Starting a Business @Central CMR

This seminar with the Alameda County Small Business Development Center covers the essential elements for starting a successful new business. We'll include business plans, accessing capital, as well as lgal, technological, and human-resource issues. There will be a panel of local successful entrepreneurs.

2:00 - 5:00pm. 3rd floor Community Meeting Room

For more information:  510-981-6148

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goBerkeley Pilot Update@Claremont

The City of Berkeley's Transportation Division invites the public to attend a community workshop about the initial results of the goBerkeley Pilot Programs. goBerkeley is a pilot program intended to increase parking availability in the Elmwood, Downtown, and UC Southside neighborhoods, and is now developing the second round of parking rate and time limit adjustments based on the results of the changes that were initiated in October and December of last year. Please come learn more about the continuing development of this exciting program. Free.



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Meet the Lenders @Central

This seminar, presented by the Alameda County Small Business Development Center, is an interactive panel discussion with lenders offering advice in today's tough lending environment. It is a must for any business owner interested in securing debt financing. You will learn how a wide range of banks and other lending organizations evaluate your loan application and the types of funding they can provide. We’ll provide an overview of how to get "capital ready" before you approach a lender to insure a greater chance of success.

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Climate Change@West

Join the City of Berkeley Office of Energy and Sustainable Development to learn more about the Berkeley Climate Action Plan -- a roadmap to reduce our city's greenhouse gas emissions by an ambitious 80%.

Hear about how climate change is a social justice and  public health issue that affects you! Find out how to plug into local climate action efforts to create a healthier, safer, more affordable, and lower footprint city. Call 510 981-6270.

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