Make it count: The 2020 census is hiring in San Diego

January 3, 2020

Census hero

Every ten years, there’s an upward blip in the national employment statistics as the federal government hires tens of thousands of workers to complete the decennial census. The jobs are temporary, but they pay well and give people an opportunity

Staff profile: Meet Alistair Penny

January 2, 2020

Alistair Penny

Alistair Penny is an ISA manager at the Workforce Partnership. Here he tells a little bit about himself, both personally and professionally.  What is a typical day like for you? The thing I enjoy most about my job is how

5 ways to create opportunity through work

January 2, 2020

Crowd at the workforce frontiers symposium

Our Workforce Frontiers Symposium in November brought together local leaders and out-of-town renegades to be inspired and explore the boundary-busting, outer reaches of workforce development. UCTV captured the new frontiers for action.

From high schooler to retail rock star

December 10, 2019

Youth shopping retail

This Way Ahead has helped many young adults get their foot into the retail world. A program of the San Diego Workforce Partnership supported by Gap Inc., This Way Ahead helps young adults ages 16–24 from low-income communities develop skills for a life-changing

Press Release: Income Share Agreement Statement of Principles Establishes Best Practices to Protect Students

December 10, 2019

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The Workforce Income Share Agreement (ISA) Learning Community, a project of the San Diego Workforce Partnership, has released its first resource for workforce boards and other entities interested in standing up student-centric income share agreement (ISA) funds in their local area—ISAs in Workforce Development: A Statement of Principles.

Team of community organizations work together to help San Diegans apply for citizenship

December 9, 2019

Workshop Presentation

San Diego Citizens Collaborative (SDCC) is a coalition of nonprofit organizations and businesses that provides free naturalization services in San Diego and Imperial Counties. Members include Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Jewish Family Services, Catholic Charities, International Rescue Committee, UURISE

Business experiments test ways to improve job quality

December 6, 2019

Health Care Council Meeting 4

Creating and growing more good jobs is essential to our community. The San Diego Workforce Partnership believes that a quality job is a position that contributes to the stability of household by providing: Reliable/predictable earnings which are above self-sufficiency for

A look at San Diego’s top 10 workforce moments in 2019

December 3, 2019

Photo of building

As 2019 comes to a close, we’re looking back at some of this year’s best workforce development moments in San Diego County. 1. The San Diego Workforce Partnership makes a big move, revealing a new look to go with it. 

Staff profile: Meet Rachel Cohen

December 2, 2019

166x93 Rachel

Rachel Cohen is a business partnerships team lead at the San Diego Workforce Partnership. Here she tells a little bit about herself, both personally and professionally. 

Press release: Workforce Partnership Awarded Grant to Support Young Adults Entering Hospitality Jobs

November 25, 2019

woman at front desk look at customers walking out

The Workforce Partnership has been chosen as a recipient of the Hyatt Thrive Community Grant. The funds awarded will be used to host three cohorts of the Career Launch Academy for opportunity youth and to develop a short video conveying the importance of hiring young adults from a business and talent development perspective.