Tuition-free adult education opens up access to learning

September 6, 2017

San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE), a part of the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD), is the largest public adult education entity of its kind. Last academic year, SDCE awarded nearly 10,000 certificates through its no-cost education programs, which allow

The Scripps Research Institute invests in future science talent

August 10, 2017

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is a premier, nonprofit research institution with two campuses, La Jolla, CA and Jupiter, FL. TSRI focuses on basic biomedical science, which refers to researching fundamental building blocks and their influence on larger human conditions.

Connecting Hope through work

July 7, 2017

The San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP) is working with faith-based leaders in Southeastern San Diego to support programs that place 16-24 year-olds in work experiences. These partnerships are designed to expand the reach of CONNECT2Careers (C2C) and support the efforts

CSH helps homeless find permanent homes

May 9, 2017

Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) was founded on the idea of giving the most needy men and women on the streets a home and surrounding them with the care they need. A national organization with headquarters in New York City

The McCarthy Family Foundation: Hands-on giving in San Diego

April 11, 2017

Twenty-eight years ago, Tim and Jane McCarthy sat down their two daughters, Kristin and Rachel, a college freshman and high school sophomore respectively at the time, and explained they were establishing a family foundation they would all be a part

Youth Development Office influences systems to ensure opportunity for all

March 10, 2017

San Diego Youth Development Office (YDO) is an intermediary organization driving systems and policy changes that improve health, education and employment outcomes for children and young adults ages 0–24 in San Diego County. YDO provides expertise, data, technical assistance, services

Central San Diego Black Chamber of Commerce: building strong members and businesses

February 10, 2017

The Central San Diego Black Chamber of Commerce’s (CSDBCC) strives to create generational wealth through business enterprise, education, employment and investments. “The goal is to really focus on building strong black businesses and strong chamber members,” says CSDBCC President Dr.

Interfaith Community Services serves North County residents

January 9, 2017

Interfaith Community Services, founded in 1979, addresses the needs of low-income, homeless, and under-served people in North San Diego County. Interfaith Community Services is the largest nonprofit organization in North San Diego County, with approximately 140 staff and more than

CCPT aligns school, college and industry to pave career pathways

December 9, 2016

The California Career Pathways Trust (CCPT) was created in July 2013 by Assembly Bill 86, making one-time competitive state grants available to establish or expand career pathway programs in high school through community college. The San Diego County College and

zero8hundred helps transitioning service members access services in one stop

November 10, 2016

Every year, 20,000 military members stationed in San Diego County leave the service, and a third of them stay in the area. Though they are assets to our region, they also face challenges with transitioning to civilian life.  zero8hundred, implemented