Labor Market Trends

July 20, 2018

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The San Diego Monthly Employment Report (May 2018 to June 2018) shows an increase in the civilian labor force, a decrease in employment and an increase in the unemployment rate. Interact with the tabs below for more information. FAQ We

Press Release: San Diego Workforce Partnership Appoints New Workforce Development Board Members

July 18, 2018

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SAN DIEGO, CA — The San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP) announces the appointment of new members to its Workforce Development Board (WDB). The new members are: Kevin C. Alvin, Business Agent, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 569 David Blake,

Staff Profile: Meet Wynde Bennett

July 6, 2018

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Wynde Bennett is an Administrative Assistant at the San Diego Workforce Partnership. Here she tells a little bit about herself, both personally and professionally If you had $30,000 to donate to a workforce development program, what would you want done

Vista Unified closes early childhood achievement gaps for career success

July 5, 2018

Vista Unified P-3 Continuum

Excellence and innovation make up the tagline of the Vista Unified School District. With all the activities happening at Vista, it isn’t hard to see why these words are merited. With 29 schools serving nearly 22,000 students from preschool to 12th grade, Vista Unified is one of San Diego County’s largest educational agencies.

OpportunitySD webinar recap: The Leaky Education Pipeline

July 2, 2018

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On May 29, the San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP) held its second OpportunitySD webinar on the Leaky Education Pipeline. The webinar was part of a quarterly series on opportunity youth (sometimes called disconnected youth)—young adults ages 16-24 who are not in school and not working—in San Diego County and the barriers impacting their everyday lives.

Supporting new immigrants will positively impact regional economy

June 22, 2018

Supporting new immigrants

In a time when the federal government remains in a stalemate over immigration, the City of San Diego is creating a strategic plan to better integrate immigrants and refugees. There are many ways to do so, including creating a more inclusive city through education initiatives and culturally competent policies.

Press Release: San Diego Nonprofits Receive $532,500 from Bank of America to Address Homelessness and Cycle of Poverty

June 19, 2018

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Bank of America today announced $532,500 in grants to more than 40 nonprofits that help address the needs of those at risk for or experiencing homelessness across San Diego. The grants focus on increasing access to shelter and wraparound supportive services, in addition to job skills, education and other basic needs that are fundamental to establishing financial stability.

Health care council calls for feedback, partnership on five pilot employment programs

June 18, 2018

Regional Council On Health Care Workforce Development

On May 18, the San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP), Imperial County Workforce Board and San Diego Community College District convened its first joint meeting of the Regional Council on Health Care Workforce Development. The 29 (and counting) member council is

#JFFHorizons Summit inspires and invigorates

June 18, 2018

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“Not theoretical. Practical. Relevant. Helpful. Beyond thought-provoking. Challenging.”

These are the words Tanissha Harrell, program specialist at the San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP), used to describe Jobs for the Future (JFF) Horizons conference (#JFFHorizons) in New Orleans that took place in June of 2018.

Something big is here: Career portal upgrade goes live with CONNECT2Careers

June 15, 2018

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The job search process can be overwhelming for anyone. With countless job opportunities available in the San Diego region, it can be hard to know which one is right for you. That’s where the San Diego Workforce Partnership’s (SDWP) career portal comes in.