In December 2017, Southeastern San Diego’s Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation added three new members to the board—all of whom are current residents of the area being served by the nonprofit. This unique twist on a traditional board structure exemplifies the Jacobs Center’s commitment to fulfilling their mission to improve the neighborhood of Southeastern San Diego with the help and input of residents.
January 10, 2018
January 09, 2018
Naomi Moore is a Peer Job Coach at the San Diego Workforce Partnership. Here she tells a little bit about herself, both personally and professionally. What is a typical day like for you?
January 08, 2018
Roberto Solis Rodriguez had the ideal situation—he scored a paid internship while in school and the company where he interned liked him so much he got hired on full time at the end of his internship, before he even completed his education.
January 04, 2018
According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS), the national veteran unemployment rate is currently 3.8 percent, the lowest December veteran unemployment rate in over a decade. Additionally, Gulf War II-era veterans (those who served after September 11, 2001) showed a rate of 3.3 percent for the month.
January 03, 2018
This past November our CONNECT2Careers (C2C) Training Coordinator Amber Shevin had the opportunity to attend the Association for Experiential Education's (AEE) annual conference in Montreal, Canada. AEE brought together outdoor and experiential education professionals from around the world to discuss innovative techniques and new ideas in the field of engagement-based learning.
January 02, 2018
The San Diego Workforce Partnership had many memorable milestones, highlights and accomplishments in 2017 that helped us bring more opportunities to job seekers and businesses.
January 02, 2018
This December, CONNECT2Careers (C2C) hit its goal of providing 2,000 employment opportunities to San Diego County young adults in 2017. This represents more than doubling job placements from 2016—which was a twofold increase from the year prior.