Changing Work: From Career Path to Survival Job

Mary Therese is an Employment Services Associate at Upwardly Global, a Tipping Point grantee that helps immigrants and refugees succeed in professional careers. We spoke with her about how COVID-19 is impacting Upwardly Global&#8217;s job seekers, most of whom are unemployed or under-employed now that they&#8217;re here in the U.S., and aiming to return to their &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Making tech accessible: How Box is making space for diversity + inclusion

Box IT Director Jason Bergado with his team Many of us know cloud-content management company Box for the collaboration and storage it provides, and the often invisible ways it makes our daily work easier. But to Tipping Point, Box is making space not just for important documents, but for the essential and complex work of true &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Paint by Numbers: Data Partnership with EDD Illustrates Employment Program Successes

It can be really difficult to track the success of workforce development programs. Getting the information involves contacting program participants who may not receive or respond to emails or calls, and then asking them about sensitive topics such as whether they’re still employed and if they make enough money to support their family. And then &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

On the Front Lines: Serving Immigrants + Refugees in a New Political Era

A conversation with Nikki Cicerani + Anne Kirwan of Upwardly Global With UpGlo’s support, Joy, Lisa and Khaled found management consulting jobs in the Bay Area. Right now across the U.S., there are nearly two million college-educated immigrants and refugees who are unemployed or underemployed. Upwardly Global (or “UpGlo”), a Tipping Point grantee since 2011, is &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

#SFGivesBack: JP Morgan influences the next generation

Over the next few weeks, SF Gives companies are partnering with Tipping Point grantees to host a series of workforce development events, ranging from job shadow days to career panels. The events are intended to highlight the important role Bay Area companies can play in developing our local workforce. We’ll cover these events on Medium &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

SF Gives Hosts Workforce Development Series

Young women from First Place for Youth made their own custom “Must Have” boxes during a Workforce Development Series hosted by POPSUGAR. Earlier this week, Tipping Point Community CEO + Founder, Daniel Lurie sat down with tech journalist, Kara Swisher as a guest on her ReCode DeCode podcast. As the one of the most respected &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Lunch with Leaders: Canal Alliance

A Quick Bite with Tom Wilson Photo credit: Marin Independent Journal Every month, we invite an inspiring leader or two from our grantee portfolio to join us in the Tipping Point Cafe. Our “Lunch with Leaders” series is an opportunity for our team to hear directly from those on the ground in the fight against poverty, &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>