Press Release: Bank of America Makes $530,000 Investment with San Diego Nonprofits to Help Economically Disadvantaged Populations on the Path to Long-Term Financial Stability

June 18, 2019

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Bank of America today announced $530,000 in grants to 36 San Diego nonprofits that will advance economic mobility for individuals and families and put them on a path toward success. The grants focus on basic needs fundamental to building lifelong stability as well as needs related to workforce development and education that help individuals chart a path to better economic futures.

Press Release: Ambitious Pay-for-Success Initiative Brings Together Tech, Education, Business Leaders to Upskill San Diego’s Workforce

May 16, 2019

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Google.org joins Strada Education Network and The James Irvine Foundation to back pioneering workforce development program. Beginning this summer, the program will enable unemployed and underemployed individuals across San Diego County to access training in high-demand fields at no up-front cost through an income share agreement.

Press Release: San Diego Receives $3 Million Investment from JPMorgan Chase’s AdvancingCities Challenge

April 18, 2019

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April 18, 2019 (San Diego, Calif.) – JPMorgan Chase today announced San Diego is one of five winning cities in its inaugural AdvancingCities Challenge, part of the $500 million, five-year initiative to drive inclusive growth and create greater economic opportunity in cities.

Press Release: Workforce Partnership Appoints New Board Members

March 14, 2019

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The San Diego Workforce Partnership announces the appointment of new members to its Policy Board and Workforce Development Board (WDB).

Press Release: Workforce Partnership Awarded $1.2M to Connect Education to Employment Through Student Loan Alternative

February 20, 2019

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We were named as a winner of a philanthropic funding contest by national nonprofit Strada Education Network to increase access and diversity in tech through income share agreements (ISAs), a student loan alternative by which a student agrees to pay a small proportion of their income for a set period of time.

Walmart Foundation and SDG&E help youth find opportunities in service sector

February 19, 2019

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The San Diego Workforce Partnership is spearheading an initiative to help opportunity youth in San Diego County find meaningful employment in the service sector. Service sector roles include anything that is customer-facing, such as hotel or restaurant positions. 

Press Release: San Diego Selected to National Skilled Immigrant Integration Program

February 5, 2019

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SAN DIEGO, CA — San Diego has been chosen as one of eight U.S. communities to receive customized technical assistance to advance its skilled immigrant integration efforts. The San Diego Workforce Partnership, as a partner of Welcoming San Diego, was selected for the program.

Press Release: Workforce Partnership Services to Remain Open During Shutdown

January 18, 2019

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During the government shutdown, the career centers will remain open—as will all services provided by the Workforce Partnership. Funding for these centers is yet unaffected by the shutdown.

Press Release: Workforce Partnership Appoints New Board Members

December 21, 2018

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The San Diego Workforce Partnership announces the appointment of new members to its Workforce Development Board (WDB).

Press Release: San Diego Workforce Partnership Reaches $1.65M Invested in Retail Workers

August 1, 2018

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Today, the San Diego Workforce Partnership announces that funding awarded to Reimagine Retail San Diego has reached a total of $1.35 million since 2016. Through this effort, the organization works with employers to improve job quality, creates pathways to advancement for retail workers and uncovers opportunities to strengthen the region’s retail economy.