$1.5 million will help San Diegans secure quality jobs and launch meaningful careers in growing cybersecurity industry
April 29, 2021
A two-year grant of $1.5 million from The James Irvine Foundation will fund CyberHire San Diego—a movement that aims to increase the number of unemployed, underemployed and low-wage workers in quality cybersecurity careers. CyberHire will help San Diegans launch a meaningful cyber career that will help them support themselves, their families and our shared community.
March 10, 2021
The San Diego Workforce Partnership is honored to announce the appointment of four new Workforce Development Board members as well as three new Policy Board members.
July 13, 2020
The San Diego Workforce Partnership is honored to announce the appointment of Carmen Summers to the Workforce Development Board (WDB). Summers is the Director of Sales for Microsoft Azure Intelligent Cloud in Southern California.
January 6, 2020
SAN DIEGO, CA — The San Diego Workforce Partnership is proud to announce the appointment of Kurling Robinson to the Workforce Development Board (WDB). Robinson is CEO of Fōkcus Mentoring, which assesses entrepreneurs to intelligently match them with business mentors.
Press Release: Income Share Agreement Statement of Principles Establishes Best Practices to Protect Students
December 10, 2019
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.
Press release: Workforce Partnership Awarded Grant to Support Young Adults Entering Hospitality Jobs
November 25, 2019
The Workforce Partnership has been chosen as a recipient of the Hyatt Thrive Community Grant. The funds awarded will be used to host three cohorts of the Career Launch Academy for opportunity youth and to develop a short video conveying the importance of hiring young adults from a business and talent development perspective.
November 13, 2019
SAN DIEGO, CA — Together with the Aspen Institute’s Economic Opportunities Program and Reimagine Retail Initiative, the San Diego Workforce Partnership and the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce undertook a year-long research project to understand possible social, economic and regulatory forces acting on the retail sector in San Diego
October 3, 2019
The San Diego Workforce Partnership recently published a workforce study funded by Propel San Diego, an Office of Economic Adjustment grant awarded to the City of San Diego. In conjunction with the South County Economic Development Council (SCEDC), the Workforce Partnership conducted survey-based research to better understand the needs in two segments of San Diego’s defense industry: Unmanned Systems and Professional — Scientific & Technical Services.
August 27, 2019
SAN DIEGO, CA — The San Diego Workforce Partnership announces the appointment of a new Workforce Development Board (WDB) chair, vice chair and secretary/treasurer.
August 7, 2019
The San Diego Workforce Partnership has been awarded $485,000 from Lumina Foundation to advance financing models focused on outcomes in the public workforce development system through income share agreements (ISAs) and better use of data to define quality non-degree credentials.