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

Pre-apprenticeship launches SoCal aerospace students into workforce pipeline
October 17, 2018

Pre-apprenticeship launches SoCal aerospace students into workforce pipeline

Workforce prep program equips engineering students with valuable job experience Read More »

Workforce training programs take the prize in the Summit’s annual PIE Contest for 2018
October 11, 2018

Workforce training programs take the prize in the Summit’s annual PIE Contest for 2018

Four partnerships earned awards for responding to workforce needs in their region Read More »

EVENT: How to build a Maker ecosystem in your region
October 10, 2018

EVENT: How to build a Maker ecosystem in your region

Cultivating a creative and innovative workforce will be focus of upcoming Santa Rosa tour Read More »

The Gig Economy is here. What are we going to do about it?
October 04, 2018 by Nick Schultz and Wingham Rowan

The Gig Economy is here. What are we going to do about it?

Gig workers are invisible when it comes to traditional workforce services Read More »

The Importance of Apprenticeships in the New Economy
September 10, 2018 by Chris Miller

The Importance of Apprenticeships in the New Economy

Immersing students in real-world knowledge does a better job filling the skills gap Read More »

VIDEO: California’s next governor talks about the promise of community colleges
August 31, 2018

VIDEO: California’s next governor talks about the promise of community colleges

Two remaining candidates share how they'd improve the largest community college system in the country Read More »

Amazon and L.A. Area Community Colleges Announce Program to Increase Technology Training
August 15, 2018

Amazon and L.A. Area Community Colleges Announce Program to Increase Technology Training

New certificate focused on cloud-computing skills came from first-of-its-kind regional partnership with online retail giant Read More »

VIDEO: Automation Means Opportunity for California Community Colleges
August 01, 2018

VIDEO: Automation Means Opportunity for California Community Colleges

Workforce training that can match growth of Internet of Things systems will benefit workers looking to become upwardly mobile Read More »

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