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Funding job training programs since 1974.
Welcome to the first issue of "San Diego Works", our newsletter that will share the positive work of SDWP and our funded partners. As we fund job training programs, our mission is to create quality employment opportunities for thousands of residents in the San Diego region. Stewardship, collaboration, and innovation define our approach to service. We encourage your involvement - service on a committee or Board - employer and job seeker benefits - funding opportunities - and much more. Please check out our website - to learn more.

 Peter Callstrom



Peter Callstrom

President & CEO

CONNECT2Careers aligns the career aspirations and backgrounds of young adults with community-minded businesses to create meaningful summer work experiences aimed at preparing them to meet the needs of the diverse local workforce. Are you a business interested in developing talent for tomorrow's workforce? Read On
NAWB NAWB Forum 2013
The National Association for Workforce Boards connects workforce  professionals, Workforce Investment Board members, and policy makers with the knowledge and tools to make informed decisions. Peter Callstrom, President & CEO and Tina Ngo, Research Manager will present at the upcoming NAWB Forum...Read On
Economic Roundtable2013 Economic Roundtable
On January 25, 2013 the 29th Annual San Diego County Economic Roundtable featured a lively discussion on the economy, global markets, the employment outlook, and real estate. 
US Conference of MayorsUS Conference of Mayors

The United States Conference of Mayors is the official nonpartisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more. There are 1,139 such cities in the country today. Each city is represented in the Conference by its chief elected official, the mayor.

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Emilia Gabriele SDWPSDWP's CFO Nominated
The San Diego Business Journal's seventh annual "CFO of the Year" Awards event recognizes CFOs and financial managers from San Diego industries for exceptional performances ranging from financial management, project management and other significant contributions to their organization. Read On
Arc of San Diego Participant   
Economic Impact of Qualcomm Industry Report      
SDWP Funding Report 

Key features include:

  • How to work with SDWP
  • Structure of our Boards
  • 2011-2012 Funded Partners
  • Highlights on special initiatives 

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Economic Impact Report 
Did you know?
  • Every job created at Qualcomm generates about 2.3 jobs in our region.
  • Qualcomm adds $4.53 billion economic activity annually.
  • Tech jobs account for 2,000 businesses and 65,000 jobs locally.
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