August 14, 2013
The Life Sciences Summer Institute (LSSI) introduces San Diego high school students and science teachers to our thriving life sciences industry. Recent LSSI participant and Helix Charter High School science teacher, Jeff Kepper, gives his take on the two-week experience.
August 8, 2013
Junior Achievement (JA), widely known for its leading efforts in turning kids of today into entrepreneurs of tomorrow, continued this legacy by hiring Michaela Valk, a C2C intern, this summer. JA is an organization that many people recognize. With chapters
August 7, 2013
Sudberry Properties, a San Diego company that helps create public places for all community members to enjoy, has welcomed an intern to their corporate family through the CONNECT2Careers summer youth employment program. San Diego resident Krysta Roe is that intern!
August 7, 2013
National City Park Apartments, a program committed to providing housing for low-to-moderate income families, has hired an intern through the CONNECT2Careers youth employment program. Sheena Cardoza was chosen for the role and will spend this summer working directly with NCPA
August 6, 2013
The City of San Diego, Council District 5, represented by Councilmember Mark Kersey, has brought on a recent high school graduate, Catriona Lewis, to intern this summer through the CONNECT2careers youth employment program. Catriona is thrilled to have been given the
August 5, 2013
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, responsible for the Workforce Investment Act of 2013 has unanimously agreed to present their modern-day version of the bill to the full Senate floor for consideration. Senate bill, S. 1356, otherwise
August 5, 2013
A recent addition to the San Diego skyline is the beautiful dome of the new central public library. The downtown library, which is expected to open in September, is the culmination of decades of planning and fundraising. With 1.1 million books,
July 30, 2013
On Tuesday, August 13, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Passport to Life will host their annual career and education expo for youth ages 14 to 24 who are on probation or have been on probation in San Diego County.
July 29, 2013
When fellow teachers and former Life Science Summer Institute (LSSI) participants recommended the program to Jessica Ullyott from Gompers Preparatory Academy, she jumped at the opportunity. This summer, participants like Jessica completed the 12-day LSSI professional development program, which exposes teachers to cutting-edge biotechnology lab curriculum
July 23, 2013
The Brandeis Center for Youth and Communities recently received a $2.5 million grant from the Walmart Foundation that will directly support summer programs that employ, educate, and support young people, creating a national dialogue on enhancing youth employability. Locally, the Brandeis Center awarded funds to the San Diego