Upward Mobility

SAN DIEGO REGION: San Diego has seen tremendous growth over the past decades, led by its innovation industries. However, that growth has not benefitted all San Diegans. There are more than one million people in the region that cannot afford the basic costs of living. Additionally, a constrained housing supply has driven housing prices and cost of living up, but most San Diegans lack the necessary skillsets to pursue careers in high-growth industries that would alleviate this pressure. This has created a regional competitiveness issue where a significant portion of our population (our talent pool) faces systemic