The Goal.

Through input from employers & workforce, community, civic, labor & education leaders, CA is moving forward on strategies to build up economic resilience

The Problem.

Artificial intelligence, the rise of gig economy platforms and a new wave of automation will further change the future of work and the skill sets required to thrive in the workforce. Employers, workers and job seekers will all be impacted and must learn new skills to avoid being stranded.

FEATURED STORIES

May 16, 2018

Report: Can new technology help California’s workforce get future-ready?

Results from the ambitious Future of Work series on workers stranded by technology Read More »

Future Of Work Landing
April 25, 2018

California online community college announces first health care pathway

Partnership with labor union launches program to train much-needed medical workers Read More »

REPORTING

Solving for Kern County’s lack of STEM workers and abundance of disconnected youth
April 19, 2018

Solving for Kern County’s lack of STEM workers and abundance of disconnected youth

Bringing the right classes to inland California is key to closing skilled worker gap there Read More »

You Can See the Future of Work from Here
April 19, 2018 by Jim Mayer

You Can See the Future of Work from Here

Between Silicon Valley and farms, Monterey Bay region strengthens its workforce for the future of both Read More »

New pathways for millions of nontraditional students could pave the way for upward mobility
April 18, 2018 by Kristen F. Soares

New pathways for millions of nontraditional students could pave the way for upward mobility

Working Californians who aren't typical college students face challenges distinct challenges Read More »

Chico Leaders Seek to Grow and Keep Their Own
April 17, 2018 by Jim Mayer

Chico Leaders Seek to Grow and Keep Their Own

Workforce training that pairs well with small business success can encourage grads to thrive locally Read More »

From Farm Worker to Coding Pro
April 12, 2018

From Farm Worker to Coding Pro

Central Valley program lifts up students into real-world programming and middle-class jobs Read More »

Five Steps to a Stronger Workforce
April 06, 2018 by Tammy Cronin

Five Steps to a Stronger Workforce

How California communities and their colleges can boost social mobility and meet local workforce needs Read More »

Reskilling San Diegans can open up access to tech jobs and the middle class
April 03, 2018

Reskilling San Diegans can open up access to tech jobs and the middle class

Workforce education delivered online could build up the local talent pipeline Read More »

Can an online college help the stranded worker in California?
March 29, 2018

Can an online college help the stranded worker in California?

Digital skills have become a basic requirement, leaving many working Californians behind Read More »

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