Conference sponsors share goal of closing the skills gap and creating opportunity for all in San Diego

October 10, 2016

This year, twenty partners have signed on to sponsor the Workforce Conference 2016: Future of Work. This year’s conference will identify upcoming trends in the future of work and workforce development, including the gig economy, the resurgence and evolution of

CSUSM center shares passion for leadership beyond its student body

September 7, 2016

In 2004, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) opened its Center for Leadership Innovation and Mentorship Building (CLIMB) with a goal of being a catalyst for leadership in San Diego County. Serving students, staff and faculty, alongside external stakeholders such

The Maritime Alliance grows awareness of BlueTech boom

August 9, 2016

The Maritime Alliance (TMA) is the nonprofit industry association and organizer of the largest ocean and water technology cluster in the United States. Guided by its tagline, “Promoting BlueTech and Blue Jobs® with a focus on economic development, ecosystem development

Kitchens for Good cooks up opportunity for San Diego’s underserved

July 11, 2016

Kitchens for Good (KFG) has been cooking up great food and even greater opportunity for San Diegans since September 2015 by breaking the cycles of food waste, poverty and hunger through innovative programs in workforce training, healthy food production and social

Organization founded by military spouses helps make military life more sustainable

May 6, 2016

Blue Star Families’ mission is to bridge the gap between military family communities and the general public. Through its partnerships, Blue Star Families provides free resources, services, and opportunities to more than 1.5 million military family members — making military

Linked Learning Alliance helps bring relevant education to California students

April 7, 2016

The concept of Linked Learning is this — make education relevant to students and success will skyrocket. Grounded by four integrated pillars — rigorous academics, technical training, work-based learning and comprehensive support services — research shows that students exposed to Linked Learning

Training program assists vets in landing a job in tech

March 9, 2016

Able-Disabled Advocacy (A-DA) has been providing workforce training programs for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment since 1975. The goal is to equip individuals with vocational skills needed to gain a meaningful career and financial independence, providing training

ETi leverages community college network to serve businesses

February 10, 2016

A regional effort of San Diego Community Colleges, the Employee Training Institute (ETi) provides custom workforce training to businesses of all sizes and types. ETI serves the Community Colleges’ mission by bringing education out to companies, offering training programs at the

Teach for America creates educational equity in San Diego

January 11, 2016

Teach For America works in partnership with communities to expand educational opportunity for children facing the challenges of poverty. Founded in 1990, the nonprofit organization recruits and develops a diverse corps of outstanding college graduates and professionals to make an