How the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation is advocating inclusive growth

October 4, 2021

San Diego Regional EDC is an independently-funded economic development organization that mobilizes business, government and civic leaders around an inclusive economic development strategy

The Promise Zone creates social change for San Diegans

September 6, 2021

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“A child’s zip code should never determine their destiny. But today, the communities they grow up in impact their odds of graduating high school, their job opportunities, their health outcomes and their lifetime economic opportunities.”

How the San Diego Public Library supports San Diegans, even during a pandemic

August 2, 2021

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The San Diego Workforce Partnership connected with the San Diego Public Library supervising librarian, Joseph Miesner, to learn about the library’s mission of supporting community member’s lifelong learning and self-development. Here Joseph tells us about their community outreach efforts.

San Diego Pride is more than just a parade

July 6, 2021

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The San Diego Workforce Partnership connected with the San Diego Pride marketing & communications manager, Alex Villafuerte, to learn more about San Diego Pride’s year round educational and supportive efforts.

The San Diego Seniors Community Foundation is working to improve the vitality of all seniors in San Diego

May 6, 2021

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The San Diego Seniors Community Foundation (SDSCF) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, established in 2017. Their singular focus is to improve the vitality of all seniors in San Diego County so they are physically active, socially connected and receive the

Project Equity is helping small businesses create succession plans

April 8, 2021

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The San Diego Workforce Partnership connected with Project Equity co-founder, Alison Lingane, to learn more about their successful approach to employee ownership education and transition.

Cristo Rey San Diego High School uses real-world work experience to set students up for success

January 28, 2021

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Cristo Rey’s approach of combining real-world work experience and rigorous academics has shown positive results, including 20,600 graduates and 90% college enrollment. Here we connect with Steven Egge, Director of Corporate Work Study to learn more about their successful approach to learning and preparing for a career.

Catalyst is working to change San Diego for the better

January 5, 2021

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Catalyst of San Diego & Imperial Counties, formally San Diego Grantmakers, is an action network of funders building an equitable, impactful social change ecosystem for San Diego and Imperial Counties.

The Beyster Institute works to advance the understanding and practice of employee ownership

December 2, 2020

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The Beyster Institute at UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management works to advance the understanding and practice of employee ownership as an effective and responsible business model.

How Classroom of the Future supports innovation in education

November 5, 2020

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Classroom of the Future convenes business, community, K-12 districts and institutions of higher education to support innovation in education. It is a catalyst for the creation of learning programs that apply proven business and technology-based practices in the school setting.