Workforce Frontiers Symposium
We know that the future of work is upon us. But as the innovation economy drives new levels of wealth for some, it is not reaching all San Diegans. How do we ensure that everyone has access to opportunity through work? Join us to explore the boundary-busting, outer reaches of workforce development where job quality, equity, outcomes and opportunity drive our supports for San Diego County's job seekers, families, businesses and economy.
ISAs in San Diego - Workforce Frontiers Symposium 2019
11/28/2019
San Diego Wokrforce Partnership's Andy Hall shares how ISAs (income sharing agreements) are creating sustainable workforce development financing.
How Data is Bringing Career Connections to the Classroom - Workforce Frontiers Symposium 2019
11/27/2019
How do we engage a community with research? The San Diego Workforce Partnership's Sarah Burns discusses employment opportunities in San Diego's priority sectors and the tools being developed to communicate those opportunities to job seekers, educators, students, and more.
Racial Equity and the Economic Reality of Workers - Workforce Frontiers Symposium 2019
11/26/2019
Ethnic and racial diversity is a key strength in workforce development as well as moral imperative. How can we better match skills to opportunity? Molly Bashay, state policy analyst for the National Skills Coalition, explains how better workforce policies are needed to advance equity.
Immigrant Integration: A Social and Economic Imperative - Workforce Frontiers Symposium 2019
11/26/2019
Immigrants and refugees represent nearly a fourth of San Diego County - and nearly $20 billion dollars in earning power. Workforce planning and development needs to create strategies to integrate the talent of these individuals into our community and businesses. Dyna R. Jones and Rahmatullah Mokhtar share their stories of finding a place in the workforce.
Quality Jobs: A Pathway to the American Dream - Workforce Frontiers Symposium 2019
11/24/2019
The Aspen Institute's Mark Popovich examines the ways employers can leverage quality jobs to impact quality of life for their employees. He advocates changing the narrative around workers/employers as well as supporting policy changes to "raise the floor" and "build the ladders."
Beyond Policy: Making Workforce Dollars Work
12/28/2018
Caroline Whistler, CEO and cofounder of Third Sector Capital,talks about the need to embrace accountability but develop innovative and flexible approaches to on-the-ground funding. She pointed out the gap between the $1 billion linked to outcomes and the $1 trillion in daily funding is the impact opportunity. Using the phrase "community up, federal down," Whistler said we need to embrace accountability but develop innovative and flexible approaches to on-the-ground...
2Gen: The Intersection between Workforce Development and Child Care
12/28/2018
Emmy-winning journalist Dita Quiñones sits down with San Diego Workforce Partnership Director of CLIMB Laura Kohn for a conversation about Quiñones' experience as a single parent and how finding affordable quality child care has been instrumental in her being able to work after leaving an abusive relationship.
Income Sharing Agreements with Andy Hall
12/24/2018
Andy Hall, COO of the San Diego Workforce Partnership, explores the concept of income sharing agreements (ISAs), where employers, philanthropy and impact investors pitch in for an individual's education and training tuition, which is then paid back over time out of the person's paycheck.
Workforce Frontiers Symposium 2018
12/14/2018
We know that the future of work is upon us—AI, robotics, global markets and online innovations are driving massive changes. So, what about workforce development? Join The San Diego Workforce Partnership to explore the boundary-busting, outer reaches of workforce development where job quality, equity, outcomes and opportunity drive our support for San Diego County's job seekers. Local leaders and out-of-town renegades identify new frontiers for action.
 

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