November 13, 2018 by Daniel Mintz

Humboldt County: An Economy in Transition

As the region's timber and cannabis industries evolve, a diversifying economy is growing jobs in other sectors Read More »

What is the Role of Higher Education in the Gig Economy?
November 13, 2018 by Van Ton-Quinlivan

What is the Role of Higher Education in the Gig Economy?

Barriers can leave even college graduates left out of the growing gig economy Read More »

One Million Workers: Looking into the future of California’s skilled workforce
November 01, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

One Million Workers: Looking into the future of California’s skilled workforce

Reviewing progress in the Summit's workforce challenge and a preview of the 2018 Summit Read More »

Bay Area partnership prepares a diverse workforce for well-paying construction careers
November 01, 2018 by California Economic Summit

Bay Area partnership prepares a diverse workforce for well-paying construction careers

Program trains low-income women and re-entry individuals for building trades apprenticeships Read More »

Young Californians trained for construction jobs via NorCal partnership responding to overwhelming demand
October 30, 2018 by California Economic Summit

Young Californians trained for construction jobs via NorCal partnership responding to overwhelming demand

Summit recognizes workforce program filling worker need in region devastated by wildfires Read More »

Nursing school awarded for filling Monterey County health care workforce gaps
October 26, 2018 by California Economic Summit

Nursing school awarded for filling Monterey County health care workforce gaps

Large majority of nurses trained via partnership between college and health employer remain to work in region Read More »

Silicon Valley partnership graduating low-income Californians into health care careers
October 24, 2018 by California Economic Summit

Silicon Valley partnership graduating low-income Californians into health care careers

Successful workforce program earned Summit award for filling skilled health care worker gap in region Read More »

Partnerships between manufacturers and educators can power the state’s economy
October 23, 2018 by Nadine Ono

Partnerships between manufacturers and educators can power the state’s economy

College collaborations are training the next generation of a needed workforce for good-paying manufacturing jobs Read More »

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

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 by Ed Coghlan

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 by John Guenther

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 by John Guenther

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 by Ed Coghlan

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 by Ed Coghlan

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 »

California employers praise CA Economic Summit’s PIE Contest
July 02, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

California employers praise CA Economic Summit’s PIE Contest

Program honoring successful partnerships between industry and educators gets thumbs up Read More »

Gold Stars awarded to CA Community Colleges in annual Strong Workforce commendations
June 22, 2018

Gold Stars awarded to CA Community Colleges in annual Strong Workforce commendations

Career education programs that successfully boost student's economic mobility earn kudos Read More »

Workforce Essentials: Community College reforms aimed at boosting student success approved by lawmakers
June 19, 2018 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Workforce Essentials: Community College reforms aimed at boosting student success approved by lawmakers

Online-only community college and other funding programs aim to close workforce training gaps Read More »

Delivering on California’s energy goals is also workforce challenge
June 12, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

Delivering on California’s energy goals is also workforce challenge

Community colleges working on ways to deliver enough skilled workers for booming sector Read More »

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