March 3, 2021
When a person’s work environment aligns with their interests, they are more likely to perform better at work, achieve greater academic and career success, and may even earn more money than their peers. As educators, it can be difficult to engage youth in these conversations and encourage them to explore meaningful careers. Here are three ways to start.
January 5, 2021
The Workforce Partnership School Break Externship program provides up to 100 high school and college students ages 16-24 with paid, short-term work experiences.
July 28, 2020
Karen Castro was a participant of TechHire, a movement that aims to level the playing field for tech jobs. Here she tells her story of how the program helped her achieve her employment goals.
June 18, 2020
Our nation is at a crossroads, and justice is beckoning us down the road to redemption. Here again, we arrive to a choice—redemption, or that familiar road where we are enraged for a moment only to be distracted and let up
April 30, 2020
In partnership with the San Diego County Office of Education While technical skills are what you do at work, essential skills are how you do it. Employers value these skills in their employees—often as much as technical skills. Developing these
March 9, 2020
This article was originally featured in the March/April issue of Delaware Business Magazine. Written by Ron Painter, President & CEO of the National Association of Workforce Boards. ACROSS THE U.S. and around the world, the nature of work is changing.
February 3, 2020
What if we reimagined our school system as a superhighway connecting career development pathways?
December 10, 2019
This Way Ahead has helped many young adults get their foot into the retail world. A program of the San Diego Workforce Partnership supported by Gap Inc., This Way Ahead helps young adults ages 16–24 from low-income communities develop skills for a life-changing
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.
October 22, 2019
An animal lover, Taylor wanted to become a veterinary assistant. Taylor found out at a job fair that MiraCosta College’s Technology Career Institute (TCI) offered a certificate-granting program in this field, and staff there and her GenerateHope case manager referred her to Interfaith Community Services’ Transitional Youth Academy (TYA), which funded the vet assistant program, paying for books, supplies and transportation.