June 10, 2019
Jasmin Hernandez Santacruz was a second-year student at UC San Diego when she was selected to work as an intern for the Social Venture Digital Marketing Internship Program with City Heights Coffee House (CHCH) in the fall of 2017.
June 8, 2019
Our world is in desperate need of programs that introduce girls of color to fields and demonstrations they are not typically exposed to. DETOUR (Depositing Empowerment Through Outreach and Urban Redevelopment) sets out to dismantle stereotypes while building girls up with self-confidence and the desire to pursue their passions, regardless of today’s societal boundaries.
June 6, 2019
Too many LGBTQ young adults lack the most basic education and workplace protections. Safety, fair treatment and freedom to be oneself are not privileges in this country—but basic human and civil rights.
June 5, 2019
On June 4, Mesa College hosted the 2nd African American Achievement which brought together 500+ students from all over the district. The day was a celebration of African American/Black identity and was emceed by motivational speaker Jordan Harrison.
June 4, 2019
Our recent Priority Jobs report highlights 72 occupations that will continue to grow rapidly in the future, have many annual openings and provide an entry-level hourly wage high enough for individuals to be self-sufficient. While this list includes well-known occupations like school teachers, registered nurses and software developers, we wanted to highlight a few promising careers that most people probably aren’t as familiar with. Which ones get your imagination going?
June 3, 2019
May 29, 2019
Sophia Barber is a program coordinator at the San Diego Workforce Partnership. Here she tells a little bit about herself, both personally and professionally.
May 22, 2019
Press Release: Ambitious Pay-for-Success Initiative Brings Together Tech, Education, Business Leaders to Upskill San Diego’s Workforce
May 16, 2019
Google.org joins Strada Education Network and The James Irvine Foundation to back pioneering workforce development program. Beginning this summer, the program will enable unemployed and underemployed individuals across San Diego County to access training in high-demand fields at no up-front cost through an income share agreement.
May 10, 2019
On May 9, South County Economic Development Council (SCEDC) celebrated the graduation of the “I Can See My Future” Optical Training Program at Sweetwater High School in National City.