Robotics wiz works as technician after completing engineering program

July 24, 2019

Abraham Soto

With Workforce Partnership funds supporting the work of Interfaith Community Services’ Transitional Youth Academy, Abraham received funding to pay for his Engineering Technician training and received work-readiness training, resume development, job search support, money management and soft skills training.

Eligible training provider list explained: How it uses research to focus on priority sectors and occupations

July 18, 2019

ETPL July 2019 training

The way the San Diego Workforce Partnership has updated San Diego County’s Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL) has been changing significantly in recent years. Since 2017, we have relied on our research findings to update the county ETPL, which now focuses on training for in-demand occupations in priority sectors.

Young, Warner, Rubio, Coons Introduce Innovative Higher Ed Financing Proposal

July 16, 2019

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Income Share Agreements (ISAs) provide opportunities for students to design financial aid best suited to their needs based on their future income and job success. Under an ISA, a student agrees to pay a percentage of their income over a given time period in exchange for tuition payments from nongovernmental sources. When the agreed timeframe ends, the student stops payments regardless of whether the initial amount was paid back to the ISA funder. 

Drone program encourages cinematography lover to pursue interests without fear

July 10, 2019

Jayden Logan

Jayden Logan graduated from Helix Charter High School and is currently a full-time student at Grossmont College studying photography and business marketing who’s passionate about cinematography: “I want to help people and capture special moments in their lives,” he says. 

Department of Child Support Services: Building relationships for a brighter future

July 9, 2019

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San Diego County’s Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) serves diverse communities and builds relationships for a brighter future. Here Bryanna Fornerod, Supervising Child Support Officer, Communications & Outreach tells us more about this important agency.

Staff profile: Meet Olivia Justice

July 2, 2019

Olivia

Olivia Justice is a program assistant at the San Diego Workforce Partnership. Here she tells a little bit about herself, both personally and professionally. 

San Diego Workforce Partnership Appoints New Board Members

July 1, 2019

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The WDB provides oversight and funding direction to the Workforce Partnership, determining workforce strategy, objectives and priorities based upon regional needs and impact. Members represent all of San Diego County. As required by the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act, the majority of WDB members are from the private sector. Remaining members represent education, the public sector, organized labor and community advocates for workforce development. 

For our 45th year: San Diego Workforce Partnership Day proclaimed

June 26, 2019

County proclamation San Diego Workforce Partnership Day

The County of San Diego Board of Supervisors proclaimed June 25 “San Diego Workforce Partnership Day” in honor of the Workforce Partnership’s 45th anniversary.

Press Release: Bank of America Makes $530,000 Investment with San Diego Nonprofits to Help Economically Disadvantaged Populations on the Path to Long-Term Financial Stability

June 18, 2019

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Bank of America today announced $530,000 in grants to 36 San Diego nonprofits that will advance economic mobility for individuals and families and put them on a path toward success. The grants focus on basic needs fundamental to building lifelong stability as well as needs related to workforce development and education that help individuals chart a path to better economic futures.

How learning from the end user yields better reentry results

June 15, 2019

Reentry Town Hall June 2019

As part of our continuous learning and improvement of our programs and projects, the San Diego Workforce Partnership held our first ever Reentry Works Town Hall to hear from community stakeholders how best to create a release for proposals for approximately $2M in funding to serve current and formerly incarcerated individuals throughout reentering back to the community. Approximately 75 attendees engaged in a community conversation on creative solutions to solicit high-quality applications.