New Haven program provides youth with new skills and job opportunities in North County

January 30, 2014

The San Diego Workforce Partnership funds more than 20 organizations that provide work readiness training throughout San Diego County, including New Haven Youth and Family Services (New Haven). A new pilot program run by New Haven, called Community Connections, serves

1,000+ volunteer for WeALLCount event

January 30, 2014

To solve a problem, we must first really understand the scope of that problem. That is the thinking behind WeALLCount, the annual point-in-time homeless count that takes place throughout San Diego County. Coordinated by the Regional Task Force on the

SANDAG report shines light on San Diego poverty

January 27, 2014

A new report by the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is shedding light on the number of individuals and families living in poverty in the San Diego region. SANDAG compiled poverty data from the U.S. Census survey from 2007

Impact of expired Extended Unemployment Benefits on San Diego

January 15, 2014

2013 Federal Extended Unemployment Benefits were set to expire on December 28, 2013, affecting 18,000 San Diegans, 222,000 Californians and 1.3 million people nationwide. Unemployed individuals are eligible for up to 26 weeks of unemployment benefits; however, the Emergency Unemployment

Peter Callstrom joins a panel of experts for 2014 Economic Trends Event

January 9, 2014

On January 9, 2014 the San Diego Business Journal hosted its annual Economic Trends Event that focused on key issues, challenges and opportunities for our region in 2014. Panelists (pictured) included: Mary Ann Barnes, Senior Vice President/Executive Director, Kaiser PermanenteThomas van

San Diego Futures Foundation is helping youth explore careers in technology

January 9, 2014

San Diego Futures Foundation (SDFF) offers Digital Literacy Training—a new, innovative program in partnership with Fab Lab San Diego and ReCenter—funded by the San Diego Workforce Partnership. FREE scholarships are available for eligible out-of-school youth, ages 18 – 21, who live in the

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Career Center offers Résumé Strategies workshop

January 8, 2014

Need help tailoring your resume for the new year? Kick off 2014 by attending the Résumé Strategies workshop at the new downtown San Diego Central Library location.  Event detailsRésumé Strategies workshopFriday, January 17, 201410 a.m. to 12 p.m. LocationBank of

Peter Callstrom to travel to D.C. for Workforce Development Council winter meeting

January 8, 2014

The United States Conference of Mayors is hosting the annual Workforce development Council (WDC) Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C., on January 22-23, 2014. The U.S. Conference of Mayors takes the lead in bringing national attention to the challenges and potential

Event | Lunch & Learn featuring Jerry Sanders

January 7, 2014

Click here to register! Join the Pacific Center for Workforce Innovation (PCWI) for a lunch presentation featuring Jerry Sanders, President & CEO of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Former Mayor Jerry Sanders will discuss the current

Community Partner Spotlight | Commission on Gang Prevention and Intervention

January 6, 2014

Peter Callstrom, President & CEO of SDWP, is one of 20 commissioners that serve on the City of San Diego’s Commission on Gang Prevention and Intervention. The Commission was established in response to the concerns emerging in San Diego neighborhoods