December 9, 2019
San Diego Citizens Collaborative (SDCC) is a coalition of nonprofit organizations and businesses that provides free naturalization services in San Diego and Imperial Counties. Members include Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Jewish Family Services, Catholic Charities, International Rescue Committee, UURISE
November 5, 2019
“Our mission is simple,” says KRA founder and President and CEO Knowlton R. Atterbeary. “We provide businesses with a trained and reliable workforce by preparing job seekers for today’s competitive workplace and global economy.”
October 1, 2019
Imagine a world where our local leaders always took a moment before making a decision to ask themselves what would be best for our children and youth…
That’s the world Youth Will is fighting for.
September 6, 2019
In April 2019 the East County Career Center and East Region Adult Education (ERAE) launched a pilot partnership to offer additional supports to adult learners with transition specialists onsite at the career center twice a week.
August 1, 2019
Without opportunities to cultivate meaningful career-related relationships, young adults in these circumstances face barriers to employment and have limited opportunity to practice skills that will lead to long-term stability. A dedicated, holistic approach to building a career path for this population is key to ending cycles of poverty and disconnection.
July 9, 2019
San Diego County’s Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) serves diverse communities and builds relationships for a brighter future. Here Bryanna Fornerod, Supervising Child Support Officer, Communications & Outreach tells us more about this important agency.
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.
May 6, 2019
A new feature of our 2019 Opportunity Summit included awarding two $1,000 mini-grants to recognize local organizations doing exceptional work preventing or reconnecting opportunity youth.
April 11, 2019
For over 50 years, Access Inc. has been serving the most vulnerable and under-served populations in San Diego County by promoting self-sufficiency and economic independence. There are three main programs at Access: Youth, Immigration and Microenterprise—all of which provide services that come from a heart of compassion and commitment.
March 11, 2019
Grads of Life—a national initiative that catalyzes market demand for opportunity youth—connects employers with programs that prepare young adults and equip them to be valuable employees from day one. Their Talent Pipeline Model includes outreach and assessment, skill development, work-based experience, hiring and retention. It’s a win-win—young adults receive the mentoring they need for workplace success, while employers build a talent pipeline that suits their hiring needs.