In October, Sheila Ireland was elected as a northeast regional board member during the 2022 ACCT Leadership Congress in New York, New York
I attended one of the most festive press conferences in recent years...
When the Philadelphia Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. introduced their new President and CEO, Sheila Ireland, to the public at a press conference celebrating Rev. Dr. Leon H. Sullivan’s legacy, it was a way to connect the past to...
Photos from the Sullivan Centennial Celebration & Open House.
Atif Bostic, board chair of Philadelphia OIC, a longstanding Philadelphia-based workforce development nonprofit, announced today that after an extensive six-month search, the board of directors has selected Sheila Ireland as its new President & CEO.
Philadelphia OIC President & CEO Sheila Ireland honored by the Pennsylvania City & State Labor Power 100.
Shattering ceilings and still climbing
Philadelphians will take to the streets with the high-spirited Vax Up Philly Parade on Sunday, August 22, starting at 11 am at FDR Park, continuing to Dilworth Park, and culminating at Philadelphia OIC located at 1231 North Broad Street.
The work of Philadelphia OIC featured on Comcast.com
BankWork$ Alum Ranked 1st in the Region for Sales
The Advisory is comprised of regional nonprofit, workforce development and financial sector leaders
Erika Watkins, OIC Smart Energy Technical Training participant, was interviewed by Solomon Jones of WURD.
Now that Derek Chauvin has been found guilty, what happens next? Former Judge Renee Cardwell Hughes explains.
New board members will enhance the workforce development organization’s strategic approach and open new opportunities
The Eagles continue to support nonprofits that work to reduce barriers to opportunity and end racism.
Black History Month is the time we celebrate the Black men and women whose accomplishments have moved America,
For thousands of years, at thebeginning of each New Year, we all make promises to ourselves to be better, toimprove and accomplish some goal that eluded us in the previous year. It is agreat tradition. The start of a new yearis the perfect time for
On this #GivingTuesday, please consider donating to Philadelphia OIC as we help people recover from the pandemic and train them for life sustaining jobs so that they can get back to work. Please give here: https://www.philaoic.org/support-oic#donate
Planning for the coming recovery by building careers
We are honored that Philadelphia Tribune recognized our CEO, Judge Hughes on their 2020 Most Influential African Americans list.
Hospitality and tourism are vital parts of our economic engine.
For the first time ever, Philadelphia voters can vote in person before Election Day.
OIC offices are closed on Monday, October 12, 2020
FREE COVID Testing on Tuesday, September 29th at Sharon Baptist Church
PA Bankers is committed to providing diversity and inclusion resources in support of members so they may meet their own diversity and inclusion goals and effectively serve their customers and local communities.
Our Hospitality Training Institute provides free job training for people interested in careers in the hospitality & tourism industry.
The 2020 B. PHL Innovation Festival will be virtual and focus on supporting COVID-19 recovery efforts in the Philadelphia region. Tickets to attend B. PHL are free, with the option to donate to the PHL COVID-19 fund. No donation is too small to help!
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Our economy hasbeen devasted in ways that none of us imagined. National unemployment continuesto rise. It is not unrealistic to expectthat the unemployment rate will crest at 30%. As daunting as this number seems, unemployment will be worse in....