Healthcare specialist finds the right fit in behavioral health

November 7, 2022

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Uche Uzo is currently working towards becoming a certified substance use disorder counselor. As a mother of three with a deployed husband, Uzo shares with us what it truly means to be of service to others.

Board Member Profile: Jamie Gardner of Watkins Wellness

October 28, 2022

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Jamie Gardner, a Major in the Marine Corps Reserve, tells us about the importance of supporting veterans transition into civilian life, finding meaningful professions and more.

Staff profile: Meet Orlando Hernández

October 27, 2022


Meet Orlando Herández, a computer systems administrator on the Workforce Partnership’s information technologies (IT) team. This month, we asked Orlando about his daily work, a professional moment he’s proud of and what he likes best about his job.

Creating a more equitable San Diego for those living with a disability 

October 25, 2022

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Each year the U.S. Department of Labor picks a theme that highlights the important role those with disabilities play in the workplace. This year’s theme is “Disability: Part of the Equity Equation.” The theme serves as a reminder that all workers, including workers with disabilities deserve equal access to development opportunities, career advancement and an inclusive workplace. 

Talent Rewire recognizes the importance of investing in frontline workers

October 24, 2022

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Talent Rewire creates a better workforce by working with employers who want to increase their investment in equity, inclusion, opportunity and mobility for people facing systemic barriers to employment. Through innovative research, tools and programs they help employers become active agents of systems change.

September’s labor market trends

October 21, 2022

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Workforce Partnership chief economist Daniel Enemark analyzes September’s labor market trends. Another month of extraordinarily low unemployment Unemployment edged down last month, putting San Diego at a very low 3.1%. For context, in this century—273 months so far—we’ve only had

County sets up new behavioral health impact fund to expand scope & locations where projects can be funded

October 11, 2022

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The San Diego County Board of Supervisors today approved a policy introduced by Chair Nathan Fletcher, to establish a new Behavioral Health Impact Fund that will expeditiously award grants for services and infrastructure to expand behavioral health options in the region. 

San Diego health center working to ensure local communities have access to quality healthcare services   

October 5, 2022

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Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) provides high-quality health care and supportive services to San Diegans, with a special commitment to uninsured, low-income and medically-underserved persons. We spoke with Fran Butler-Cohen, FHCSD CEO, to learn more about their work and continued commitment to serving all San Diegans in need of healthcare services.

This young professional was able to make a career change thanks to Cyberhire

October 4, 2022

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Raven Antiquiera has always had a passion for technology but never considered turning his hobby into a career. When he learned about our CyberHire program, Raven made the decision, which he calls life-changing, to apply and obtain a desktop technician certificate.

Board Member Profile: Christina Bibler of the City of San Diego

October 3, 2022

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Christina Bibler is the City of San Diego’s economic development director, prioritizing investment into communities of concern. Christina shares with us why workforce development must remain a top priority for the region.