Celebrating Black History Month

As we enter into the month of February, it is an honor to celebrate Black History Month by honoring some of Workforce “firsts”! 

Celebrating Black History Month

As we enter into the month of February, it is an honor to celebrate Black History Month by honoring some of Workforce “firsts”!


“We must never forget that Black History is American History. The achievements of African Americans have contributed to our nation’s greatness.”⠀

Crystal Bird Fauset – First Black woman to serve as a state legislator (1938)

Benjamin Oliver Davis Sr. – First Black Brigadier General in the U.S. Military (1940)

William Grant Still- First Black conductor of a major American symphony orchestra (1946)

Alice Allison Dunnigan – First Black journalist to accompany a traveling president (1948)

Robert C. Weaver – First Black cabinet secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development (1966)

Mae Jemison – First Black woman astronaut (1987)

Micro Business COVID-19 Relief Grants

18 May 2022

The County of Stanislaus, in partnership with Stanislaus Equity Partners, is providing $560,660 in grants to small businesses in Stanislaus County that have been affected by COVID-19 and did not receive funding from the CA Relief Grant Program. Grants in the amount of $2,500 will be distributed throughout the 5 districts of Stanislaus County.

CURRENTLY WATCHING: Career Services Commercial

11 May 2022

Now more than ever, well-trained skilled workers are essential to our local employers. At Stanislaus County Workforce Development America’s Job Center of California, We are connecting job seekers with the resources they need to reach their career goals. Watch our Job Center commercial to learn more about what we offer, along with the partnership we have created with the Stanislaus County Library!

HR Hotline: Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace

06 May 2022

Diversity & Inclusion training for your business is FREE! Join local employers to learn how to embrace diversity, create respect around differences, and learn about the different dimensions of diversity and inclusion.

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