April 19, 2019 by Brad Williams

California needs to conform with federal Opportunity Zone provisions

Incentive to invest benefiting communities in need will be offset unless state legislature acts quickly Read More »

How community colleges aim to help California’s aspiring entrepreneurs in the new economy
April 18, 2019 by Ed Coghlan

How community colleges aim to help California’s aspiring entrepreneurs in the new economy

As the gig economy grows, technical skills combined with an entrepreneurial mindset increasingly important Read More »

Study: Opportunity Zone-ready California could generate hundreds of millions in economic activity
April 18, 2019 by Ed Coghlan

Study: Opportunity Zone-ready California could generate hundreds of millions in economic activity

New analysis shows not aligning state resources and tax laws could be a large missed opportunity Read More »

California’s vast health care industry requires growing workforce pipeline
April 15, 2019

California’s vast health care industry requires growing workforce pipeline

Community colleges working on need for funding, faculty, employer engagement and more Read More »

A model for achieving housing goals takes shape in Sonoma County
April 11, 2019 by Nadine Ono

A model for achieving housing goals takes shape in Sonoma County

Santa Rosa, the County and employers advance plans for recovering homes lost in fires, dealing with larger housing crisis Read More »

VIDEO: How California business and nonprofits are adapting post-wildfires
April 10, 2019 by John Guenther

VIDEO: How California business and nonprofits are adapting post-wildfires

Disasters have become part of the new normal, but the lessons learned by the public and private sectors are invaluable Read More »

Sonoma County builds framework for resiliency after destructive wildfires
April 10, 2019 by Nadine Ono

Sonoma County builds framework for resiliency after destructive wildfires

Plan includes improving warning systems, retrofitting homes, and upgrading utility infrastructure Read More »

One Powerful Insight and Three Urgent Workforce Priorities
April 04, 2019 by Jim Mayer

One Powerful Insight and Three Urgent Workforce Priorities

How to transform workforce development to better serve the millions of Californians unemployed, underemployed or stuck in low-wage jobs Read More »

Change is happening in Fresno schools and the workplace
April 03, 2019 by Deb Nankivell

Change is happening in Fresno schools and the workplace

How project-based learning can build a stronger workforce better than the sage on the stage Read More »

Economic dignity for all should drive California’s policy priorities
April 02, 2019 by Jonathan Hasak

Economic dignity for all should drive California’s policy priorities

Commentary: Job creation and training programs based this core value could better tackle economic inequality Read More »

California communities taking stock of immigration crackdown’s economic impact
March 28, 2019 by Ed Coghlan

California communities taking stock of immigration crackdown’s economic impact

Discussion in Los Angeles explored workforce issues related to the policy battles Read More »

Clash between housing affordability, preserving neighborhoods in spotlight at Pepperdine
March 27, 2019 by Ed Coghlan

Clash between housing affordability, preserving neighborhoods in spotlight at Pepperdine

Discussions covered barriers that thwart the urgency for more housing in California Read More »

Career seekers find the future of facility management in California is bright
March 22, 2019 by Nadine Ono

Career seekers find the future of facility management in California is bright

College responds to demand in the sector as more workers retire, green standards take effect Read More »

Everything Counts: Soft skills increasingly vital for employers
March 21, 2019 by Deb Nankivell

Everything Counts: Soft skills increasingly vital for employers

Learning confidence, self-awareness and communication should be baked into career training Read More »

VIDEO: Building the housing the workforce of Monterey Bay needs to thrive
March 19, 2019 by Kate Roberts

VIDEO: Building the housing the workforce of Monterey Bay needs to thrive

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership bringing employers, the public sector, advocates and others together to build housing near jobs Read More »

Crossing boundaries to create a life-ready workforce for California
March 14, 2019 by Deb Nankivell

Crossing boundaries to create a life-ready workforce for California

A successful career-track high school in the Central Valley is an example of transformational change Read More »

California is running out of time to capitalize on the potential of Opportunity Zones. Here is a framework for action.
March 07, 2019 by Jim Mayer

California is running out of time to capitalize on the potential of Opportunity Zones. Here is a framework for action.

The state is missing an opportunity to tap billions in private capital for investments in low-income communities Read More »

The Sound of Results
March 06, 2019

The Sound of Results

Students are becoming credentialed and qualified for jobs, finding career pathways they never knew existed Read More »

We Know How to Restore the CA Dream
March 01, 2019 by Jim Mayer

We Know How to Restore the CA Dream

Three insights from the Summit show how to start improving conditions for struggling Californians now Read More »

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

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 »

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