We focus our work in three key areas, because nurturing the potential of kids, helping people live healthier, and supporting our neighbors are fundamental to strengthening communities.


San Diego Urban teacher Fellows program

The Urban Teacher Fellows (UTF) program is a Career Pathway into Teaching Model that supports students while they are enrolled as a liberal arts major at San Diego City College. Once the students complete the transfer requirements for liberal arts, the students gain automatic admission to San Diego State University to continue their education.

Independent Living Skills

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 17 to 21 years old
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Meet low-income requirements
  • Meet "barrier to to employment" requirements
  • Live in metro San Diego
  • Interest in changing and inspiring the lives of children
  • Desire to gain valuable employment experience
  • Motivation to gain a college degree

What We Do:

  • Assist students in obtaining their educational goals of earning a certificate or Associate Degree in Liberal Arts from San Diego City College
  • Students enroll in classes together at City College (cohort model)
  • Each student is assigned a Case Manager

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San Diego Workforce Partnership

July 2014