San Jose

521 Parrott St
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 684-8731
Hours: Monday to Thursday, from 9AM to 4PM

CEO San Jose has been open since 2017.

Some of San Jose partners:

Sobrato Family Foundation

Leslie Family Foundation

S. H. Cowell Foundation

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Oct 31, 2023   |  By Emily Montgomery

Chris finds security in earning CDL: “That means everything to me”

It’s been a year of accomplishments for Chris, a former participant at the San Jose office of the Center for Employment Opportunity (CEO). He has not only completed a year of employment post-incarceration, but he also earned his Commercial Drivers License (CDL) this spring. In fact, Chris was the first ...

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Feb 24, 2022   |  By The Guardian

California gives people leaving prison just $200 to start over. After 50 years, that could change

A California lawmaker wants to increase the allowance that people released from prison receive to cover basic needs for the first time in nearly 50 years.

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Jan 12, 2022   |  By Eric Borsuk

Aaron’s Story: From prison to business owner

“I come from a gang background,” Aaron says. “I’ve always had a street mentality, that was just my life.” Growing up surrounded by street gangs in Northern California’s East Bay, Aaron says that he always expected to end up in prison one day, and unfortunately, his fears eventually became a ...

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Jul 07, 2021   |  By

Opinion: Addressing biases and barriers can help solve worker shortage

Employers across California are asking, “Where can we find workers?” The truth is that many hundreds of thousands of Californians are locked out of opportunity. And it doesn’t have to be that way. Many of our state’s most pressing economic challenges are the consequence of inaction. In this case, more ...

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Apr 29, 2021   |  By Chase DiFeliciantonio

Google, nonprofits to expand training for previously incarcerated people in Bay Area

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