The Promise Zone creates social change for San Diegans

September 6, 2021

The Promise Zone

…goals include: Connecting opportunity youth (youth ages 16-24 that are not in school nor working) to employment Increasing the number of residents employed in middle skills jobs in growing industries…

San Diego companies addressing need for more manufacturing personnel

June 5, 2013

skills on high-tech equipment”. The tour was followed by a panel of industry experts who explained manufacturing career opportunities and answered questions. The Manufacturers Tour and Panel is part of…

U.S. Conference of Mayors holds annual winter meeting

January 26, 2015

…experiences in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and work-readiness pathways geared toward the skills needed for full-time employment and success in the modern economy. “Cities are making enormous strides…

San Diego Workforce Partnership named a High-Performance Board

February 20, 2015

…partnerships and sector strategies Adult investments in training, skills development and career pathways Comprehensive youth development strategy Administration of the local board “Being designated a high-performance board enables us to…

Press Release: Workforce Partnership Names New Board Member

July 13, 2020

San Diego Workforce Partnership logo

…innovative workforce solutions in San Diego County. A 501c3 nonprofit, the Workforce Partnership funds and delivers programs that enable all job seekers to develop the skills and knowledge needed for…

Central San Diego Library to house a Metro Career Center

August 5, 2013

…centrally located career center. With nearby access to mass transportation, the site will be able to serve a variety of job seekers and provide them with vital skills that will…

San Diego’s top 10 workforce development moments of 2018

December 17, 2018


…Recognizing that this skills gap cannot close itself, two industry councils were convened in 2018 to bring together business and workforce development to tackle the talent shortage. Rooted in labor…

Future of the Manufacturing Workforce Report | 600,000 jobs to be filled

April 30, 2013

…workers in roles that require extensive training such as machinists, operators, craft workers, distributors, and technicians. The industry also faces a generational skills gap as existingemployees are nearing retirement age,…

SeaWorld Parks places young adults in summer jobs

May 7, 2015

…them through the online application, answering questions and scheduling interviews—cultivating invaluable skills such as networking, professionalism and communication. Eleven C2C youth were interviewed following the Aquatica recruitment event. SeaWorld interviewed…

Say hello to the 2019 OpportunitySD Leadership Council

January 14, 2019

2019 Opportunitysd Leadership Council (2)

…that derive from social impact entrepreneurship.” —Josue, 24, National City/South Bay “I joined the leadership council because it’s giving young adults the opportunity to obtain training and skills that will…