Blending Skills and Passion

Kayla LaCour, TechSF - BAYCAT

Kayla LaCour, found a true passion for cinematography and visual art at Bayview Hunters Point Center for the Arts & Technology (BAYCAT).

In partnership with the Office of Economic and Workforce Development, BAYCAT helped Kayla connect with an opportunity at Wired, and she will soon begin her new position as a full-time Multimedia Content Producer. 

Building from Scratch

Jethro Patalinghug, TechSF

Jethro Patalinghug immigrated to the U.S. from the Philippines when he was 34 years old, leaving behind a career as a T.V. producer. After finding out about the TechSF Program and attending an orientation, Jethro enrolled in TechSF’s Motion Graphics Certificate track at the Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC), where he immersed himself in learning new skills. He created a community of support and connection.

Traction in the Tech Industry

Ceddrick Jonae, TechSF

After suffering a work-related injury while on location for a digital media project over eight years ago, Ceddrick Jonae from San Francisco had been jobless for close to seven years. Ceddrick discovered the Office of Economic and Workforce Development’s (OEWD) TechSF Program through Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) and was accepted into the 2013 Desk Support track.