SDWP staff profile: Meet Kristen Walker

November 7, 2016

Kristen Walker is a Program Specialist with the San Diego Workforce Partnership. Here she describes her role, discusses what she likes best about working in workforce development and shares one of her proudest professional moments.  Tell us about your role

SDWP leadership meets with DOL Deputy Secretary Chris Lu

September 21, 2016

While in Washington, D.C. on an annual delegation trip organized by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, SDWP CEO Peter Callstrom and Vice President Andy Hall met with the Department of Labor (DOL) Deputy Secretary Chris Lu, who visited

Job center in jail to be replicated in women’s facility

July 13, 2016

SDWP is excited to announce the award of a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to build upon the success of its Reentry Works San Diego program at the East Mesa Reentry Facility (EMRF) to also create

Department of Labor Deputy Secretary Chris Lu Visits San Diego

March 24, 2016

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Deputy Secretary Chris Lu visited San Diego vocational programs and learned about local workforce initiatives March 22–23. He participated in roundtables on veteran and youth employment, and visited the newly opened job center located at

Newest San Diego job center opens in a jail

February 29, 2016

The doors of the newest America’s Job Center of California in San Diego officially opened on February 26 at the East Mesa Reentry Facility (EMRF). The career center is part of SDWP’s Reentry Works San Diego program, a partnership between SDWP and the

Press Release: San Diego Workforce Partnership Receives Grant to Create Career Centers in Sheriff’s Reentry Facility, Probation Office

June 11, 2015

The San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP) has received a $499,941 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration that will be used to launch a career center at the Sheriff’s Department’s East Mesa Reentry Facility and a second,