Workforce Partnership and City of San Diego Unite to Help Young San Diegans Secure Quality Jobs and Launch Meaningful Careers

July 20, 2021

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The San Diego Workforce Partnership, with support from the City of San Diego, is expanding three workforce training programs designed to help San Diegans from underrepresented communities secure quality jobs and launch meaningful careers in the region’s public and private sectors.

$310,000 grant will help San Diegans secure quality jobs and launch meaningful careers in behavioral health

May 27, 2021

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According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, the number of adults in the U.S. reporting symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorder increased four-fold from 2019 to January 2021. In response, the San Diego Workforce Partnership is launching this new program to address the increased demand for public mental health services and prepare San Diegans for careers in an industry with high growth potential.

$1.5 million will help San Diegans secure quality jobs and launch meaningful careers in growing cybersecurity industry 

April 29, 2021

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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.

Training Program Helps San Diegans Launch Meaningful Careers in Region’s Priority Sector

February 18, 2021

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Twenty San Diegans impacted by the COVID-19 health and economic crisis donned hard hats and picked up construction tools to embark on a paid, four-week hands-on training program preparing them for high-paying and rewarding careers in the region’s growing energy, construction and utilities sector. To date, 19 of the 20 graduates have received full-time job offers.