News & Stories
September 26, 2023
New workforce advancements to ensure fair compensation and encourage the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the mainstream workforce to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
September 7, 2023
San Diego County Supervisor Chairwoman Nora Vargas awarded the San Diego Workforce Partnership $5 million for the new Career Pathways for Foster Youth program.
September 5, 2023
From the moment they come into foster care and through to adulthood, Promises2Kids provides the hope, support, and opportunities these individuals need to change their lives for the better with their programs Camp Connect, Guardian Scholars, Foster Funds and the A.B. and Jessie Polinsky Children’s Center.
September 4, 2023
In 2018, after spending 20 years raising her daughters as a stay-at-home mom, Shellie Baxter created Our Genetic Legacy (OGL), a nonprofit educational publishing house focusing on amplifying the voices and stories of People of Color. Shellie used our TechHire program to provide paid work experiences for young female data analysts and drone pilots.
September 1, 2023
Frank is a workforce development director, helping oversee our six career centers. We asked him about his experience working in workforce development and what he enjoys doing during his time off.
August 31, 2023
The enactment of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, replaced by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) in 2014, created a system of workforce development boards in every state and local area in the U.S. and its territories. Since their inception, these Workforce Development Boards have played a vital role in shaping the future of federal, state and local economies and workforces.
August 8, 2023
To stay competitive in today’s job market, businesses must stay informed about and adapt to current labor market trends. Understanding and interpreting labor market information provides valuable insights that empower employers to make strategic decisions and effectively navigate challenges in hiring, recruitment and employee retention.
August 7, 2023
Jose Tamayo is a 23-year-old from National City who has had an eventful journey to finding his passion and career path. Knowing that college wasn’t the right fit for him, Jose decided to explore other opportunities. He participated in the Ocean Discovery Institute as an AmeriCorps intern and later landed an internship through the San Diego Workforce Partnerships.
August 7, 2023
The East County Economic Development Council (ECEDC) is a business non-profit working to expand existing business and promote new economic opportunities to create a prosperous economic environment through innovative projects, purpose-driven collaboration and assertive promotion.
August 7, 2023
Sharon Mah is a business services representative on our business engagement team. Below she describes her typical workday, proudest professional moment and experience working in workforce development.