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

California Community College students can earn, display certificates via LinkedIn
February 28, 2019

California Community College students can earn, display certificates via LinkedIn

Colleges partner with the social media and networking site to offer free classes, certifications Read More »

Gig economy event in L.A. looks to the future
February 27, 2019

Gig economy event in L.A. looks to the future

Workshops and speakers to address gig workers and others involved in irregular, on-demand jobs Read More »

Visalia community college upgrades Valley workforce with soft skills, management training
February 26, 2019

Visalia community college upgrades Valley workforce with soft skills, management training

Local employers identified the need for workers who are better prepared for the workplace Read More »

Cybersecurity contest challenges California students to explore high-paying career path
February 20, 2019

Cybersecurity contest challenges California students to explore high-paying career path

Increasing cyber threats are expanding the skilled worker demand in the sector, creating big opportunities for grads Read More »

Community college partnership helps land aerospace jobs for hundreds of students
February 20, 2019

Community college partnership helps land aerospace jobs for hundreds of students

Antelope Valley College maintains tight relationship with manufacturer to stay nimble and train their future workforce Read More »

Gov. Newsom wants to expand access to health care and build a more skilled workforce. A new report has a plan to do both.
February 14, 2019 by CA Fwd Staff

Gov. Newsom wants to expand access to health care and build a more skilled workforce. A new report has a plan to do both.

Health Workforce Commission strategy would close provider gaps in primary care, mental health, and home care Read More »

Strong Workforce Apprenticeship Program in L.A. County Drawing Rave Reviews
January 31, 2019

Strong Workforce Apprenticeship Program in L.A. County Drawing Rave Reviews

Small businesses, manufacturers can benefit from partnership with local community colleges Read More »

A closer look at where the Governor’s budget connects to the Summit Roadmap to Shared Prosperity
January 21, 2019 by CA Fwd Staff

A closer look at where the Governor’s budget connects to the Summit Roadmap to Shared Prosperity

Major elements of the Roadmap align with the proposed budget plan released by the Governor this month Read More »

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