Starting in July 2011, the Chavez Center will be expanding its ESL classes. For many, language stands as a barrier in reaching long-term employment. Help them to overcome these obstacles! Read more >>
The Michael Chavez Center for Economic Opportunity offers the Monument Corridor and wider community of Concord, California opportunities in job training, career coaching and employment connections. We empower individuals to become financially self-sufficient, realize their personal potential and actively participate in the community.
Welcome to our new website! We know this can be a big change for a lot of you, so we would love your feedback about what you like and what you don't like. Can't find a link? Love the new colors? Good or bad, we want to hear from you! Just send us an e-mail, and we'll look into what we can do to make your experience on this site a little better.
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Give a different kind of gift this holiday season!
Donate $200 and you will give a family in need the gift of a computer, a gift that keeps giving. Whether it's utilizing the internet for job search, studying for a school project or communicating with distant family members, a computer in the home can bring endless opportunities. Learn more >>
News and Events
Need help filing our taxes? We're happy to help! Check out the free tax prep that is going on now at the Chavez Center! Read more >>
In January, Evergreen worked hard to bring a beautiful atmosphere to a local school. As a small business developed by the Chavez Center, work in the community such as this gets at the heart of what this social endeavor is all about. Read more >>