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Celebrate Black History Moth at Poway OnStage’s Virtual Field Trip

Poway OnStage’s Virtual Field Trip celebrating Black History Month, Jazzy Ash will introduce students to the musical stylings of zydeco, jazz, blues and swing in her energetic and engaging concert. She draws out the roots of West African song traditions, rhythms and games. Extension activities include interactive Instrument Match game, a storybook reading and a visual art lesson.

Poway OnStage’s Virtual Field Trips are: 

-Aligned with VAPA standards

Jumpstart Your Career in the Energy, Construction and Utilities Sector With the San Diego Workforce Partnership

Making your next move

Receive paid training while preparing for a high paying and rewarding career in the energy, construction and utilities sector! This paid, hands-on program will cover the fundamentals of a construction skilled tradesman position, including safety, trenching, jackhammering, proper usage of other power tools and other essential skills. Trainees will be certified in several skills upon graduation.

Workers in this career pathway can become welders, linemen/linewomen, electricians and several other skilled positions paying $60k+ a year within 3-5 years.

The training comes with a stipend of $1,000 and leads to entry-level positions that begin at $18-$19/hour.

We’ll provide all the tools necessary to get you started and succeeding in this new career, as well as career coaching and mentorship before, during and after the training. You’ll also receive help with applying, interviewing, landing and succeeding on the job!

To apply, you should: 

  • Live in San Diego County
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Have a valid CA driver’s license
  • Be able to demonstrate need for services through household income or public assistance.

Candidates will need to pursue eligibility through our career centers if not already a client.

Mom & Pop!: Chula Vista Brewery

Chula Vista Brewing provides a relaxed atmosphere located in Downtown Chula Vista where locals and tourists alike can gather and enjoy craft brews on tap. Chula Vista Brewing is part of the Independent Craft Brewers Association. You can now order online for take-out or enjoy a beer at their Chula Vista location.