Understanding housing instability in San Diego County

September 30, 2019

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An average of 10 San Diego households are evicted every day, according to this report by 2-1-1 San Diego.

What the future of work means for San Diego’s defense industry

September 25, 2019

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In 2016, the City of San Diego was awarded a grant from the Department of Defense (DoD) to develop a more robust and resilient defense ecosystem.

Ways to support veterans’ transition to civilian employment

September 10, 2019

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In a presentation titled “Supporting Veterans as they Transition to Civilian Employment” at the 2019 California Workforce Association Meeting of the Minds Conference in Monterey, researchers from BW Research Partnership and the San Diego Workforce Partnership discussed challenges and obstacles that veterans face as they enter the civilian workforce.

Transitional services are helping San Diegans meet their long-term goals

September 6, 2019

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In April 2019 the East County Career Center and East Region Adult Education (ERAE) launched a pilot partnership to offer additional supports to adult learners with transition specialists onsite at the career center twice a week. 

How retailers can adapt to changing shopper habits and regulatory environments

September 5, 2019

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Through the Aspen Institute’s Economic Opportunities Program and its Reimagine Retail Initiative, the San Diego Workforce Partnership, together with EOP and the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce, undertook a year-long research project to understand possible social, economic and regulatory forces acting on the retail sector in San Diego County.

Staff profile: Meet Alice Segobia

September 3, 2019

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Alice Segobia is a People and Culture manager at the San Diego Workforce Partnership. Here she tells a little bit about herself, both personally and professionally. 

“My past became irrelevant”

August 27, 2019

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Kitchens for Good graduate Charla Walls shares her story in her own words: “I now believe in myself and my past bad choices are no longer a hindrance to me, they are just my past. My future is now bright—I can clearly visualize myself growing in the field.”

Press Release: Workforce Partnership Names New Board Officers

August 27, 2019

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SAN DIEGO, CA — The San Diego Workforce Partnership announces the appointment of a new Workforce Development Board (WDB) chair, vice chair and secretary/treasurer.

How businesses are filling San Diego’s education to employment pipeline

August 15, 2019

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With unemployment low, employers struggle to find the talent needed to fill their high demand jobs, while many job seekers and workers sit on the sidelines without the skills they need to make their next move. Employer-led solutions are key to building the education to employment  pipeline  in an  inclusive economy. 

Back to Work Day yields employment success for job seeking parents in San Diego

August 9, 2019

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As San Diego County children headed back to school, the Metro Career Center gave a boost to local parents by hosting the first-ever parent day, dubbed “Back to Work Day.”