Focus: Economic & Employment Development
Alliance for African Assistance
Medical Interpretation Certification Program
To certify refugee interpreters to work in medical and dental practices where op-portunities for full-time, well-paid employment are growing.
East County EDC Foundation
The Grossmont College OPT Program
To provide skills training, personal/crisis counseling, and job placement and retention services at no cost to low-income and at-risk students from a variety of age groups, socioeconomic levels, and ethnic backgrounds.
Home Start, Inc.
To link unemployed or low income people to careers in accounting, business and/or tax preparation through intensive training, internship and career development.
International Rescue Committee
Career Development Program
To help newly arrived refugees transition from their initial entry level job into higher wage, higher skilled careers through one-on-one case management assistance and a Vocational Education Loan Fund.