How the California Department of Rehabilitation helps individuals with disabilities find meaningful employment
October 5, 2023
The California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) provides services and advocates for individuals with disabilities to achieve equitable employment and independent living. We support the DOR in implementing workforce development programs for San Diegans living with disabilities. DOR representatives can be found at five of our six career centers located around San Diego County.
October 4, 2023
Immigrants play a crucial Role in San Diego’s Economy with more than one-third of San Diego’s essential workers are immigrants, contributing significantly to the well-being of residents and businesses. With more and more immigrants coming to San Diego it is vital that we as a community recognize their economic contributions and create more inclusive pathways for them to achieve equitable education and career opportunities to make San Diego’s economy work for them.
June 7, 2023
We spoke with some of our LGBTQ+ staff at the Workforce Partnership about their experiences in the workplace. They recount their experiences and offer advice on how both employers and employees can work together to create an inclusive workplace for LGBTQ+ individuals.
Empowering LGBTQIA+ professionals and allies: A guide to finding and championing inclusive workplaces
June 5, 2023
This guide helps LGBTQIA+ individuals determine an employer’s inclusivity and helps individuals and allies learn how to lead the charge in creating a culture of belonging in the workplace while growing your professional network. 2w
April 5, 2023
Each April, to support justice-involved individuals, the Department of Justice celebrates Second Chance Month. Second Chance Month recognizes the importance of helping individuals, communities and agencies across the country appreciate their role in supporting the safe and successful reentry of millions of people returning from incarceration each year
February 7, 2023
Every year, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) choses a theme to help celebrate Black History Month. This year’s theme, Black Resistance, calls us to “study the history of Black Americans’ responses to establish
October 25, 2022
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Each year the U.S. Department of Labor picks a theme that highlights the important role those with disabilities play in the workplace. This year’s theme is “Disability: Part of the Equity Equation.” The theme serves as a reminder that all workers, including workers with disabilities deserve equal access to development opportunities, career advancement and an inclusive workplace.
June 7, 2022
In recognition of Pride month here is a list of suggestions that employers can implement to create and sustain an inclusive work environment for their staff and to engage with staff who identify as a part of the LGBTQIA+ community.
June 6, 2022
If we truly want to create an equitable San Diego, we need to expand our public transit system and ensure it is affordable for everyone. For the neighborhoods that have historically been excluded, for the workers with disabilities, for parents, for students and for anyone who wants to get from one place to another.
March 8, 2022
March is Women’s History Month. To celebrate, we are highlighting a few of the women who are leaders in San Diego’s priority sectors.