In the News Archive


December 26, 2017 | 10News — ABC San Diego KGTV
Retail left behind as San Diego job market zooms

December 18, 2017 | San Diego Magazine
Celebrating Women: Rabbi Laurie Coskey

December 1, 2017 | UCTV
[VIDEOS] San Diego Workforce Conference 2017

November 30, 2017 | Products Finishing Magazine
Finishing as a Second Chance

November 29, 2017 | KPBS
Barrio Logan Cafe Brews Coffee, Opportunity Where Homeless And Creatives Meet

November 21, 2017 | Education Week 
Talent Cities: A New Public-Private Partnership for Middle School

November 17, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Qualcomm: How big of a deal is it to San Diego?

November 7, 2017 | NBC 7 San Diego
[VIDEO] $2.6 Billion Develpment Project Announced for Scripps Health Campuses 

November 7, 2017 | KUSI
Re-entry Employment in San Diego Works

November 6, 2017 | 10News — ABC San Diego KGTV
[VIDEO] Unique job fair grew from prior Qualcomm layoffs

November 5, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Re-entry employment for incarcerated works

October 11, 2017 | City of San Diego
[VIDEO] Mentorship Program Provides Job Training

October 10, 2017 | Voice of San Diego
Parents, Time to Choose: This Interactive Map Helps You Compare San Diego Schools

October 6, 2017 | San Diego Continuing Education
San Diego Continuing Education and San Diego Workforce Partnership to offer 500 Students Paid Computer and IT Internships through Tech/Hire

September 28, 2017 | Education Week
Vista Unified's P-3 Continuum: Closing the Achievement Gap Before It Opens

September 21, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Commentary | How helping ex-inmates benefits our communities

September 15, 2017 | KUSI
[VIDEO] Continuing Education and SD Workforce Collaborating on New Techhire Project

September 12, 2017 | San Diego Business Journal
New Board Members, Chair Appointed at San Diego Workforce Partnership

September 8, 2017 | UCTV — The Career Channel
San Diego Workforce Partnership, Open to Everyone

September 1, 2017 | 10News — ABC San Diego KGTV
California Gov. Jerry Brown in San Diego to discuss jobs program for ex-prison inmates

August 31, 2017 | San Diego Metro
Daily Business Report—August 31, 2017

August 23, 2017 | Vista Unified School District
Welcome To School Year 2017

August 15, 2017 | Hatch
What Have We Learned? Rethinking Education in the Digital Age 

July 31, 2017 | U.S. STEM Solutions STEM Voices Blog
Teen taps into curiosity to pursue science career

July 31, 2017 | 10News — ABC San Diego KGTV
San Diego job seekers facing two major obstacles

July 20, 2017 | 10News — ABC San Diego KGTV
50 paid city of San Diego internships up for grabs

July 19, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
March for Education, expo planned for Saturday

July 19, 2017 | National League of Cities
Nearly Five Million Youth Are Out of School and Work. Here’s How Three Cities Are Planning to Reengage Them.

July 9, 2017 | San Diego Voice & Viewpoint
Third Annual “Brothas with Ties” a Big Success

July 7, 2017  | U-T San Diego Radio
U-T San Diego Community Spotlight

June 28, 2017 | Voice of San Diego
Morning Report: Hard to Follow Money for Poor Students

June 26, 2017 | KUSI-TV
To Degree or Not to Degree…The San Diego Job Market

June 23, 2017 | Voice of San Diego
Good Schools for All: Helping Students Get Unstuck

June 21, 2017 | IndustryWeek
MiraCosta College's Technology Career Institute Fills Manufacturers' Training Needs

June 7, 2017 | UCTV — The Career Channel
Investing in Opportunity — Flip the Script: San Diego's Opportunity Youth

June 7, 2017 | UCTV — The Career Channel
Supporting Our Youth: Stories, Systems and Solutions - Flip the Script: San Diego's Opportunity Youth

June 7, 2017 | UCTV — The Career Channel
Youth Jobs: Understanding the Story - Flip the Script: San Diego's Opportunity Youth

May 16, 2017 | Our City San Diego
Will younger workers lose out on jobs?

May 15, 2017 | San Diego Business Journal
Want More Jobs? Then Don't Cut Job Training

April 27, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
San Diego must do much more for disconnected youth

April 24, 2017 | KPBS
Run A Biz Near El Cajon Boulevard? The City Is Stopping By To Hear Your Concerns

April 20, 2017 | California Economic Summit
Addressing the San Diego-Imperial workforce job readiness dilemma

April 14, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
There are more 16- to 24-year-olds not working or in school in San Diego than you might think

April 13, 2017 | 10News — ABC San Diego KGTV
Youth job placement program gets big boost

April 12, 2017 | KPBS
Report: 43,000 Young People Not Working Or Going To School In San Diego County

April 10, 2017 | San Diego Magazine
San Diego Charity News for April 10, 2017

March 30, 2017 | La Prensa San Diego
$1 Million Granted for Employment

March 28, 2017 | 10News — ABC San Diego KGTV
Tool helps newly laid-off workers get rehired fast

March 23, 2017 | San Diego Metro
Daily Business Report—March 23, 2017

March 22, 2017 | KPBS
New Nonprofit Launches Barista Training Program For Homeless, At-Risk Youth

March 22, 2017 | San Diego Voice & Viewpoint
San Diego Workforce Partnership awarded $1 million grant

March 20, 2017 | San Diego 6 — The CW
San Diego non-profit is using coffee to propel people out of poverty

March 16, 2017 | 10News — ABC San Diego KGTV
Trump's proposed budget could slash San Diego job training programs

March 9, 2017 | KPBS
App To Make Your City A Classroom Launches In San Diego

March 6, 2017 | San Diego Metro
Daily Business Report—March 6, 2017

March 6, 2017 | KPBS
San Diego City Council Uses $6M In Savings To Buy Street Lights, Library Books

February 27, 2017 | Live Well San Diego
Boot camp sparks innovation for non-profits

February 27, 2017 | Live Well San Diego
Externships provide meaningful work experiences during school breaks

February 22, 2017 | The Daily Transcript
Job creation: Not one issue, but every issue

February 19, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
San Diego Economic Outlook

February 17, 2017 | Voice of San Diego
VOSD Podcast: Real Fake News and Fake Protection of Immigrants

February 9, 2017 | San Diego Metro Magazine
Daily Business Report—Feb. 9, 2017

February 8, 2017 | CW6 San Diego
New website launched for assisting students in attaining education goals

February 1, 2017 | IndustryWeek
San Diego Tackles Workforce Education and Housing

January 26, 2017 | IndustryWeek
Economists Present Predictions for 2017 San Diego Economy

January 20, 2017 | County News Center
33rd Annual Economic Roundtable Offers Insight Into Local Economy

January 17, 2017 | County News Center
Roundtable to Offer Insight into 2017 Economic Outlook

January 13, 2017 | Voice of San Diego
The Genius Guide to the Mayor’s State of the City Speech


December 30, 2016 | NBC 7 San Diego
White House Designates San Diego a TechHire City

December 27, 2016 | San Diego Voice & Viewpoint
Technology matters: Building a strong workforce

December 22, 2016 | Times of San Diego
San Diego Added to White House Initiative 'TechHire'

December 16, 2016 | San Diego Voice & Viewpoint
Overcoming the stigma of mental illness through employment

December 16, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
San Diego unemployment drops to 4.3% in November

December 9, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
California economic summit addresses statewide challenges

November 21, 2016 | San Diego Metro
Daily Business Report/Nov. 21, 2016

November 18, 2016 | Daily Times Herald
What Carroll Public Library can learn from its larger San Diego cousin

November 6, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Veterans in the Workplace: Computer skills plus people skills equal career success

October 27, 2016 | La Prensa
San Diego Workforce Partnership Gets Grant

October 25, 2016 | Seaside Courier
MiraCosta College’s Sunny Cooke honored by nonprofit

October 24, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
San Diego shipbuilder announces layoffs

October 21, 2016 | Times of San Diego
Good Jobs News: San Diego’s Unemployment Rate Slips Under 5 Percent

October 20, 2016 | San Diego Business Journal
Panel Addresses Missed Opportunities in San Diego Workforce

October 13, 2016 | Times of San Diego
‘Anti-Housing’ Environment Seen as Hurdle to San Diego Job Growth

October 12, 2016 | San Diego Voice & Viewpoint
C2C wraps up summer having made great strides forward for youth employment in San Diego

September 22, 2016 | PRWeb
INFORM® Journeys and the Classroom of the Future Bring Visibility to Career Pathways at Summit Discussion

September 19, 2016 | City Times
City’s students present project at White House

September 8, 2016 | San Diego Metro
Daily Business Report—September 8, 2016

September 7, 2016 | San Diego Business Journal
Workforce Partnership Gets $400,000 Grant for Retail Worker Training

September 7, 2016 | 10News — ABC San Diego KGTV
Retail workers have new chance at raises

September 7, 2016 | Sourcing Journal
Walmart Awards $10.9M to Career Service Programs Nationwide

September 5, 2016 | KPBS
Affordability Report Ranks San Diego County Near The Bottom

August 25, 2016 | CW6 San Diego
Unemployment rises in San Diego, but so does hope for job seekers

August 22, 2016 | San Diego Metro
Daily Business Report—August 22, 2016

August 16, 2016 | The SHRM Blog
Metro of the Month: San Diego

August 11, 2016 | Inside The Food Biz Podcast
#3 San Diego Workforce Partnership (Tina Ngo Bartel and Christiane Baker)

July 28, 2016 | Voice of San Diego
Good Schools for All: Marrying College Prep and Career Prep

July 27, 2016 | Huffington Post
The Blog: Connecting to Jobs

July 23, 2016 | Los Angeles Times
San Diego County program for nonviolent felons may be helping to keep people from returning to jail

July 22, 2016 | Next City
San Diego Climate Plan Means Big Potential for Jobs

July 22, 2016 | Courthouse News Service
Comic-Con Brings Big Bucks to San Diego

July 22, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Local re-entry program shows promise for inmates

July 14, 2016 | 10News — ABC San Diego KGTV
Program can help San Diegans get raises

July 14, 2016Voice of San Diego
Good Schools for All: Putting Teens to Work

June 20, 2016San Diego Metro
Daily Business Report—June 20, 2016

June 14, 2016 | San Diego Metro
San Diego Workforce Partnership and Zero8Hundred Get $150,000 for Veterans

June 13, 2016 | San Diego Community College District News Center
District secures nearly $1.25M in grants to bolster workforce training

May 23, 2016 | San Diego Magazine
San Diego Charity News for May 23

May 23, 2016 | San Diego Metro
Daily Business Report—May 23, 2016

April 14, 2016 | San Diego Business Journal
Award to S.D. Workforce Partnership to Fund Effort to Encourage Private Investment

April 14, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Mayor focuses budget on streets, infrastructure

April 14, 2016 | PRWeb
Third Sector Capital Partners Unveils Five Awardees as Part of National Pay For Success Competition

April 13, 2016 | Press Release Rocket
Third Sector Capital Partners Unveils Five Awardees as Part of National Pay For Success Competition

March 31, 2016 | Medium
Opportunity Shines in San Diego

March 30, 2016 | CA Fwd
San Diego job center uses employment to prevent a return behind bars

March 23, 2016 | San Diego County Sheriff’s Department
VIDEO: Job Center Gives Inmates Fresh Start

March 28, 2016 | KUSI
New Job Center Now Open Now Open at East Mesa Jail

March 28, 2016 | CBS News 8
New Job Center Helps Inmates at East Mesa Jail

March 22, 2016 | CBS News 8
Officials talk veteran employment at round table

March 21, 2016The San Diego Union-Tribune
Veterans unemployment down, but Calif. still a challenge

March 18, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Unemployment rate stays at 4.7%

March 18, 2016 | Voice of San Diego
‘You Can’t Arrest Your Way Out of a Problem’

March 18, 2016 |
Your perfect summer job is out there, but you have to act now

March 14, 2016 | NBC 7 San Diego
Local Students to Study Marine Science at SeaWorld

March 14, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
SeaWorld a science lab for students

March 2, 2016 | 10News — ABC San Diego KGTV
Key summer jobs could be opening in San Diego

March 1, 2016 | CBS News 8
City unveils plan to provide workers with affordable education

March 1, 2016 | KPBS
Workforce Development Plan For San Diego Unveiled

February 26, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
We need to help San Diego's youngest workers

February 25, 2016 | San Diego Voice & Viewpoint
Nate Howard Puts Southeast and Movement BE on the Map

February 11, 2016 | San Diego Business Journal
Workforce Partnership Heading to White House Event to Present Its Winning Proposal for Placing Laid-Off Workers

February 11, 2016 | NBC News
NBCBLK28: Nate Howard: The Literary Advocate

February 5, 2016 | KPBS
San Diego Job Market Fueled By Demand For Skilled Workers

January 22, 2016 | San Diego Metropolitan
Daily Business Report: San Diego County Jobless Rate Drops Again

January 14, 2016The San Diego Union-Tribune
San Diego economy: Good, but could be better


December 16, 2015 | ABC 10 News
Fashion model turned computer software coder triples salary

November 20, 2015U-T San Diego Community Spotlight
San Diego Workforce Partnership, USO San Diego

November 11, 2015 | IndustryWeek
San Diego Region Identifies and Tackles the Skills Gap

November 10, 2015 | The San Diego Voice & Viewpoint Newspaper
Accessing Training and Jobs In-Demand

November 5, 2015 | ABC 10 News
Want a better job, but can't land one?

November 2, 2015 | ABC 10 News
Laid off Haggen employee says she hasn't been paid out key benefits

October 31, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Career advice you can afford

August 26, 2015 | The San Diego Reader
How will Qualcomm layoffs affect SD area?

August 26, 2015San Diego 6 the CW
Students prepare to enter workforce

August 26, 2015 | KUSI
Mayor Kevin Faulconer - Monthly Meeting with the Mayor

August 26, 2015 | Fox 5 San Diego
Mayor introduces new student program

August 26, 2015 | Entravision
Entrevista con el Alcalde Kevin Faulconer sobre “Connect2career” 

August 10, 2015 | CASAS National Summer Institute 2015
Poster Session San Diego Workforce Partnership Priority Sectors

August 10, 2015 | UCSD TV - The Career Channel
The Job Landscape Today and Tomorrow: The San Diego View

July 24, 2015 | U-T San Diego Community Spotlight
Charity for Hope, San Diego Workforce Partnership

July 9, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
High School students are interning at the county's top research labs

July 5, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Prepare: Jobs of the future require lifelong learning

June 30, 2015 | KPBS
San Diego Conference Looking To Diversify STEM Workforce

June 29, 2015 | San Diego Business Journal
STEM—The Key to Innovation and Job Creation

June 11, 2015San Diego Business Journal
Federal Grant to Support Job Training Program for Inmates

June 2, 2015 | Education Week
Demand for Summer Jobs Outstrips Opportunities 

May 26, 2015 | KUSI
Connect2Careers looks to increase Youth Employment in San Diego

May 25, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Want a summer job? Try SeaWorld, Legoland

May 11, 2015The San Diego Union-Tribune
Local schools vie for grants

May 8, 2015 | San Diego Business Journal
Local schools vie for grants

May 1, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Aerospace makes comeback in San Diego 

April 29, 2015 | San Diego Daily Transcript
Finding workers is final frontier for aerospace firms

April 27, 2015 |
Report: San Diego Needs To Increase Talent To Compete Globally

April 19, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Teens tackle tough job market

April 17, 2015 | KOGO
Unemployment numbers and jobs outlook (media no longer available)

March 30, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
District: Associate degrees worthwhile

March 28,
Here Comes The Boom: Comic Con Preparations Bring About ‘Hotelpocalypse’

March 14,
Faulconer's Other Task Force Aims To Boost Job Skills In San Diego

February 6, 2015 | San Diego Business Journal
When it Comes to Tech Jobs, San Diego Outpaces Nation

January 31, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Economic development among Lightner priorities

January 23, 2015 | San Diego Daily Transcript
Tech salaries are up but skilled workers are elusive


November 19, 2014San Diego Daily Transcript
Central Library sees new attendance, opportunities one year after opening

November 10, 2014San Diego Daily Transcript
Remembering veterans as they transition to workforce

November 7, 2014The San Diego Union-Tribune
Interfaith, OUSD expand program to help at-risk students

November 7, 2014Voice of San Diego
Morning Report: News Nibbles

November 5, 2014SDCC Unofficial Blog
San Diego Workforce Partnership Examines Comic-Con’s Impact

October 21, 2014Virtual-Strategy Magazine
QCMI Welcomes First Students to Its QCMI Machinist Training Program

October 13, 2014Times of San Diego
One Thing the City Can’t Manufacture: More Space

October 3, 2014Times of San Diego
Grandpa Wouldn’t Recognize Today’s Manufacturing Sector

October 2, 2014 | San Diego Business Journal
San Diego Workforce Partnership Receives Federal Grant to Help Families of the Disabled

October 2, 2014San Diego Daily Transcript
Five 'priority' sectors poised for local growth

October 2, 2014Voice of San Diego
Which San Diegans Are Getting Paid More

October 2, 2014The San Diego Union-Tribune
These 5 fields are prime for job growth

Septempber 30, 2014San Diego Daily Transcript
Manufacturing job growth in SD beats forecasts

September 29, 2014 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Mentors, jobs part of anti-gang effort

September 25, 2014KUSI
San Diego Workforce Partnership awarded $6 million grant

September 25, 2014Times of San Diego
Workforce Partnership Here Gets $6M for Job Training

September 22, 2014San Diego Business Journal
Advanced Manufacturing Is Increasing But Will Its Worker Pool?

September 11, 2014The San Diego Union-Tribune
Career close-up for teens

September 9, 2014San Diego Daily Transcript
Veterans drawn into wage battle

September 1, 2014KPBS
Labor Day Jobs Report Has Good and Bad News

August 12, 2014KNSD
Study Shows More Jobs Available

August 4, 2014KPBS
San Diego Teens Facing Slim Job Market

August 1, 2014San Diego Daily Transcript
On the Agenda: Mixers highlight week for business groups

July 21, 2014The San Diego Union-Tribune
Microsoft cutting 378 jobs in San Diego

July 12, 2014The San Diego Union-Tribune
Jobless for long: Team effort needed to ease problem

July 11, 2014San Diego Daily Transcript
Katie Hansen joins Workforce Investment Board

July 7, 2014NBC 7/39
Local Nonprofit Made Up Board

July 3, 2014San Diego Business Journal
Teens Without Diplomas Face Bad Job Prospects

May 8, 2014Times of San Diego
World Record Attempt Set at SDCCD Graduation: Most Tossing Mortarboards

May 5, 2014The San Diego Union-Tribune
ECEDC Helps Southland Envelope find, train new recruits

April 29, 2014Times of San Diego
How San Diego Can Help Children Get a 21st Century Education

April 23, 2014San Diego Daily Transcript
Gloria, Lightner propose raising minimum wage to $13.09 by 2017

March 25, 2014North County News, Palomar College
Connect2Careers is bridging the gap between teens and employers

March 13, 2014The San Diego Union-Tribune
Unemployment extensions could be back

March 13, 2014San Diego 6
Local program hoping to get summer jobs for 1,000 young adults

March 11, 2014OB Rag
San Diego: Jobs Picture Not Looking Good From the Bottom Up

March 6, 2014The San Diego Union-Tribune
These fields hire the most, but pay little

March 5, 2014The San Diego Union-Tribune
Program aims for 1,000 summer jobs

March 5, 2014 | San Diego 6
Mayor Develops Summer Youth Employment Program

March 5, 2014 | San Diego 6
San Diego Jobs Summit Focuses on Youth

February 20, 2014San Diego Daily Transcript
Skills development vital to fill in-demand jobs in San Diego

January 27, 2014The San Diego Union-Tribune
'High Tech' career event for women

January 20, 2014KPBS
New Report Finds 10 Percent Of San Diegans Live In Poverty

January 17, 2014The San Diego Union-Tribune
Economic recovery to continue in 2014

January 16, 2014San Diego Metro
San Diego Economy Examined

January 13, 2014KPBS
Rep. Susan Davis In San Diego To Discuss Unemployment Benefits

January 6, 2014Fox5
Vote to extend unemployment benefits delayed


December 19, 2013 | San Diego Daily Transcript
Industry advisers help clients prepare for 2014

December 12, 2013 | San Diego Metro
San Diego Workforce Partnership Program Helps Prevent Business Layoff

December 4, 2013La Jolla Patch
San Diego Workforce Investment Board Appoints 8 New Member

December 4, 2013San Diego Daily Transcript
Workforce Partnership names new board members

November 25, 2013 | San Diego Daily Transcript
The relevance of community involvement for legal professionals

November 8, 2013The San Diego Union-Tribune
AMGEN OFFERS CLASSROOM BIOTECH: Students will work with DNA molecules as part of grant-funded program

November 7, 2013The San Diego Union-Tribune
Students to get key biotech lessons

October 21, 2013California Economic Summit
Sports and active lifestyle businesses driving San Diego economy

October 17, 2013San Diego Daily Transcript
Mayoral candidates lay out economic plans

October 3, 2013KUSI
Report: Sports and active lifestyle industry worth $1.35B to local economy

October 2, 2013San Diego Daily Transcript
Chamber delegates confront shutdown

September 30, 2013San Diego Metro
Downtown Central Library Offering Free Career Center

September 26, 2013 | Fox5
New SD central library opens Monday

September 25, 2013The San Diego Union-Tribune
City Job Program Helped Teens

September 24, 2013The San Diego Union-Tribune
City program got jobs for 200 youths

September 23, 2013San Diego Daily Transcript
Summer jobs program hits goal

September 23, 2013Fox5
Connecting to Careers Training Fair

September 20, 2013 | San Diego Daily Transcript
New central library's career development center unveiled ahead of opening

September 20, 2013 | NBC7
New Library to Offer Free Career Center

August 22, 2013Eagle & Times
Job Corps Students Graduate From Qualcomm Program

August 2,
In the City

July 17, 2013Voice of San Diego
‘Blue’ Businesses Eye a Planning Sea Change

June 4, 2013Digital Journal
Individuals Consider Career in Manufacturing As Result of ECEDC Manufacturing Tour and Panel

May 31, 2013The Reader
Employer participation lagging in summer jobs program

May 31, 2013Fox5
Dozens of local companies pledge to hire young adults

May 30, 2013San Diego Daily Transcript
City helps youths find summer jobs

May 30, 2013ABC10
Local businesses urged to hire youth as part of summer employment program (media no longer available)

May 30, 2013Fox5
Mayor asks businesses to offer summer jobs

May 23, 2013The San Diego Union-Tribune
Long-term unemployed ready to work

April 16, 2013 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
A boost for veterans, long-term unemployed

March 20, 2013City TV
Connect2Careers Summer Jobs Program

March 19, 2013CBS8
San Diego summer jobs program renamed Connect2Careers

March 19, 2013 | Examiner
CONNECT2Careers set up to hire youth for Summer (media no longer available)

March 19, 2013 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
City aims to boosts summer job opportunities

February 27, 2013 | The Reader
Couch-surf or get a roommate

Januar 10, 2013UCSD Extension – Career Talk
Career Talk welcomes Peter Callstrom, President and CEO of San Diego Workforce Partnership

January 8, 2013San Diego Business Journal
San Diego Workforce Partnership Cuts 8 Positions