Workforce Partnership and the City of San Diego announce new youth workforce development system

September 8, 2021

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The San Diego Workforce Partnership, the City of San Diego and local elected officials announced the new San Diego County youth workforce development system to provide education, training and employment services to young San Diegans ages 16 to 24.

Construction Career Jumpstart provides a new father with opportunities

September 7, 2021

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Robert Dunchene saw an advertisement for the Construction Career Jumpstart (CCJ) program on Facebook and after applying, was accepted. Here he tells us about his experience with the program and how it led to a position with San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E).  

The Promise Zone creates social change for San Diegans

September 6, 2021

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“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.”

Labor Day: San Diego Workforce Partnership offers 5 resources to build a more equitable workforce across region

September 3, 2021

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In preparation for Labor Day, San Diego Workforce Partnership offers 5 resources to build a more equitable workforce across the region.

Board Member Profile: Mimi Rosado

September 3, 2021

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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 spotlight: 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.”

From the granddaughter of a union worker

August 25, 2021

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As we approach Labor Day, we asked Satomi Rash-Zeigler, managing director at San Diego & Imperial Counties Labor Council, about her connection to labor and the impact employment has on families. Here she tells us her own family’s experience and what we can do to support workers.

Job analysts probe under the headlines

August 20, 2021

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San Diego’s labor market made further strides in July after correcting for summer’s typical volatility. Adjusting for those distortions, the region added more jobs and the unemployment rate moved lower.

Career day invites families to explore their professional pathways

August 6, 2021

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Join us on August 21 for Family Career Exploration Day. Job seekers, curious youth or those simply looking to refresh their careers are invited to attend this free event. Organized through a collaboration between the San Diego Public Library and San Diego Workforce Partnership, with support from the San Diego Public Library Foundation, the program amplifies the Library and Workforce Partnership’s services provided throughout the community.

Income Share Agreement program opens doors

August 4, 2021

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Ernesto Gonzales was working at a job with limited financial growth when he heard about the Workforce Partnership’s Income Share Agreement (ISA) program. He applied for the business intelligence program and was accepted. Here he tells us about his experience with the ISA team and his advice for others considering the program.