A Solution:

The new Strong Workforce Program is a comprehensive effort to fuel upward mobility & regional economies by aligning regional workforce needs, employers, and labor market data with community colleges in order to train more Californians to succeed in a competitive workforce.

The Problem:

California faces a need for 1 million more bachelor's degree grads & 1 million more middle-skill workers over the next 10 years but the state's economic regions, industry clusters & education institutions have a long way to go to achieve an integrated & efficient system that serves students & employers.

FEATURED STORIES

April 24, 2017

VIDEO: How to build a Strong Workforce for California

Take a couple minutes to learn how the next generation of workers will benefit from community college initiative Read More »

Strong Workforce
April 13, 2017

California’s major economic sectors to benefit from new Strong Workforce funding

Community Colleges reveal $200 million in spending and accountability plans via regional workforce programs Read More »

Strong Workforce
April 05, 2017

Community Colleges give breakdown where new workforce funds being spent

Data portal details how $200 million in career tech education funding are being distributed across California Read More »

REPORTING

Skills gap, real or not, could put long-term dent in California economy
October 15, 2012

Skills gap, real or not, could put long-term dent in California economy

Study: Manufacturing shortage small...until retirements hit Read More »

Early childhood education has bigger impact on California economy than you think
October 10, 2012

Early childhood education has bigger impact on California economy than you think

Conference tackles the effects of early education on job skills and workforce issues Read More »

California schools refining focus to fill in-demand jobs
October 03, 2012

California schools refining focus to fill in-demand jobs

Linkage between career technical training & what industry needs is vital to economy Read More »

Video: Looking for work in California’s new jobs reality
October 02, 2012

Video: Looking for work in California’s new jobs reality

How one career fair shows the state of California unemployment and jobs training Read More »

Video: Education & industry collaborating vital to California’s economy
September 28, 2012

Video: Education & industry collaborating vital to California’s economy

How can we make sure students have real jobs after graduation? Read More »

Video: Getting California economy ready for future
September 24, 2012

Video: Getting California economy ready for future

Expert breaks down what California needs to do to prep economy for growth Read More »

Video: California unemployment slowly receding
September 21, 2012

Video: California unemployment slowly receding

California has added nearly 300,000 jobs in the last year. Read More »

Fixing California’s Economy starts with Critical Conversations
September 20, 2012 by Cheryl Getuiza

Fixing California’s Economy starts with Critical Conversations

California -- like much of the nation -- is dealing with a big skilled labor shortage. Read More »

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