April 8, 2019
Though we’re known for our sunshine, palm trees and beaches, those living in many parts of San Diego County experience a different reality. The fact is, there exists a wide disparity between this cool and breezy stereotype and the reality faced by millions of families in California, and thousands here in the county.
April 5, 2019
Myriam Sanchez is a business partnerships specialist at the San Diego Workforce Partnership. Here she tells a little bit about herself, both personally and professionally.
April 2, 2019
In the spring of 2017, the San Diego Workforce Partnership was awarded $500,000 to serve English language learners (ELL) in a pilot project that relied on a partnership with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Grossmont Unified High School District (GUHSD). This partnership and project, called the San Diego ELL Workforce Navigator Project, was designed to better connect with, serve and support ELL adults who need additional skills, training and assistance to secure and retain a self-sufficient living wage jobs in growing industries in San Diego.
March 29, 2019
Maya Angelou once wrote, “If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.” About four years ago, youth development leaders in San Diego County learned a shocking statistic that there were 53,000 16–24-year-olds in the region that were neither working nor in school. From there, a fantasy turned into a vision, then a goal and a mission—to cut the rate and halve the gap of youth disconnection in San Diego by 2020.
March 27, 2019
For 40 years, the National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB) has gathered the leading voices in the workforce community for three days of dialogue, learning and relationship building. The San Diego Workforce Partnership was thrilled to join the exciting convening of workforce-focused colleagues.
March 22, 2019
The San Diego Monthly Employment Report (January 2019) shows an increase in the civilian labor force and unemployment. Interact with this page for more information.
March 15, 2019
Liliana was born in the U.S. to immigrant parents who hoped to give her the best possible chance to have a brighter future. Due to financial instability and lack of resources, however, they were forced to return to the west-central state of Michoacán where she would live until she was 6 years old.
March 14, 2019
The San Diego Workforce Partnership announces the appointment of new members to its Policy Board and Workforce Development Board (WDB).
March 11, 2019
It’s time to bring the OpportunitySD community together again for the 2019 Opportunity Summit!
March 11, 2019
As the San Diego Workforce Partnership shifts to a more human-centered program design and our approach to our work adapts to the realities of those we serve, we are also becoming increasingly aware that the term we have used for our participant stories—success stories—does not fully reflect the realities of our program clients.