The Promise Zone creates social change for San Diegans

September 6, 2021

The Promise Zone

“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.”

Board Member Profile: Mimi Rosado of Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific

September 3, 2021


Workforce Development Board Member Mimi Rosado is the deputy of corporate programs at the Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific. Before her time at NIWC Pacific, she served as division head of corporate strategy and director of Total Force Movement with the US Navy. Here Mimi tells us about her passion for workforce development and her favorite part of being a board member.

Staff Profile: Meet Daniel Enemark

September 2, 2021

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Meet Daniel Enemark, our senior economist. “I get the most enjoyment out of collaborating with colleagues at Workforce and peers from around the region. I enjoy learning about the work they’re doing and I try to tailor my analytical findings into actionable intelligence that can advance their work.”

Staff Profile: Meet Shaina Gross

August 4, 2021


“Having a family-sustaining income can have such a huge positive ripple effect for multiple generations and I’m honored to work in a field that can open so many doors for people.” Meet Shaina Gross, our vice president of client services.

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.

Board Member Profile: Rick Vaccari of Sempra Energy

August 2, 2021

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Rick Vaccari retired as vice president of investor relations for Sempra Energy, a San Diego-based Fortune 500 energy services holding company whose subsidiaries provide electricity, natural gas and value-added products and services.

Board Member Profile: Annie Taamilo of the Employment Development Department

July 8, 2021

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In the 24 years that Annie Taamilo has been with the State of California, Employment Development Department (EDD), she has held a variety of assignments which have provided her with a strong background in Workforce Services programs and development.

Student gains valuable experience with TechHire

July 7, 2021

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JakeBryan Bonifacio is a full-time student who was looking for experience in the tech field. He discovered TechHire and was placed in an internship. Through his internship, JakeBryan was able to gain valuable experience that set him on a more defined career path. Here he tells us his story and shares advice for other job seekers.

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.

Staff Profile: Meet Jen Hoffman

July 2, 2021


Get to know Jen Hoffman, a service navigation coordinator at the San Diego Workforce Partnership. Here Jen tells us about herself, her work and what professional accomplishment she’s most proud of.