Transforming lives through
education and job training 


Civicorps helps the East Bay’s highest risk young adults, age 18-26, embark on family sustaining careers by offering the tools and opportunities to:

  • Earn a high-school diploma,
  • Gain high-demand job skills, and
  • Continue onto college and/or career technical education.

Civicorps has a 74% graduation rate and 82% of  graduates are enrolled in college and/or employed one year after graduation.


Latest Blog Posts
  • August 18, 2014

    Connecting with Nature

    Each year, Civicorps takes 10 to 15 of our students to Yosemite National Park for service learning, camping, swimming, and hiking.
    “It was a thrill for me: seeing the mountains, and just being out there in nature.” – Nick
    In coordin [...]

  • July 31, 2014

    Victory for Civicorps!

    Last night’s City Council meeting saw Civicorps in the limelight as our staff, students, Board Members, and community partners spoke passionately about how expanding our organics collection service will provide family-sustaining careers for Oak [...]

  • June 27, 2014

    Powerful Poems from Graduation

    Graduates, Kevin and Brandon, delivered powerful speeches that included original poetry during our June graduation ceremony.

  • June 11, 2014

    Determined to be a Father

    In honor of Father’s Day, watch this incredible video by DetermiNation of soon-to-be Civicorps graduate, Dashawn, and his amazing story of becoming a father.