5 big ideas from ASU-GSV to ensure everyone has an equal opportunity to participate in the future

October 9, 2020

Started in 2010 with a collaboration between Arizona State University (ASU) and Global Silicon Valley (GSV), the annual ASU+ GSV Summit connects leading minds focused on transforming society and business around learning and work. Its north star is that ALL  people have equal access to the future. Here are just a few of the idea that came out of this year’s summit.

Outcomes Center builds capacity to lower barriers to entry for education and training that leads to well-paying jobs

September 23, 2020

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A new hub for tools, resources and learnings around new and innovative outcomes-based funding models called the Outcomes Center is now available. It is maintained by the San Diego Workforce Partnership and Jain Family Institute and supported by Lumina Foundation.

We can create a robust future for our national workforce—if we act now

August 10, 2020

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In this unprecedented time, the national workforce development system needs $15 billion to deliver the array of services, consistent with investments proposed in the ‘Relaunching America’s Workforce Act’. This national investment will ensure that we can respond quickly and comprehensively to the current and projected demands for our American workforce to help those who have lost their jobs because of this extraordinary crisis.

New Initiative Supports Better Job Outcomes for Low-income San Diegans

August 4, 2020

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The San Diego Workforce Partnership is partnering with Jobs for the Future (JFF) and Google.org on their new Outcomes for Opportunity Initiative (O4Oi)—which is part of Grow with Google’s announcement of new Google Career Certificates, and their efforts to provide new, accessible job training solutions.

Justice Beckons: We must dismantle racial inequality

June 18, 2020

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Our nation is at a crossroads, and justice is beckoning us down the road to redemption.  Here again, we arrive to a choice—redemption, or that familiar road where we are enraged for a moment only to be distracted and let up

5 ways to create opportunity through work

January 2, 2020

Crowd at the workforce frontiers symposium

Our Workforce Frontiers Symposium in November brought together local leaders and out-of-town renegades to be inspired and explore the boundary-busting, outer reaches of workforce development. UCTV captured the new frontiers for action.

Press Release: Income Share Agreement Statement of Principles Establishes Best Practices to Protect Students

December 10, 2019

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The Workforce Income Share Agreement (ISA) Learning Community, a project of the San Diego Workforce Partnership, has released its first resource for workforce boards and other entities interested in standing up student-centric income share agreement (ISA) funds in their local area—ISAs in Workforce Development: A Statement of Principles.