October 12, 2017 by Victor Abalos

Elevate CA: Life experience shaped UC regent’s passion for expanding access to higher education

Maria Anguiano aims to make a UC degree more affordable and valuable in 21st century economy Read More »

Modern water demands help irrigation technology program thrive at Central Valley college
October 12, 2017 by Nadine Ono

Modern water demands help irrigation technology program thrive at Central Valley college

Need for trained workforce expanded as need for water efficiency, innovation in agriculture also grew Read More »

Winning partnership to train needed aircraft techs takes flight in Antelope Valley
October 11, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

Winning partnership to train needed aircraft techs takes flight in Antelope Valley

Thousands of jobs created by defense contract will be filled thanks to public-private collaboration Read More »

Why California needs plan to rescue workers “stranded” by technology
October 11, 2017 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Why California needs plan to rescue workers “stranded” by technology

Those displaced by automation and other trends deserve a workforce strategy to meet market needs Read More »

Public Higher Education is California’s Engine of Social Mobility
October 10, 2017 by Janet Napolitano

Public Higher Education is California’s Engine of Social Mobility

A college education is a proven bridge to the middle class. Read More »

Three promising partnerships connecting employers and education earn California Economic Summit award
October 05, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

Three promising partnerships connecting employers and education earn California Economic Summit award

Winners will be in the spotlight next month to talk about engaging local employers in workforce development Read More »

Central Valley partnership readies underserved locals to fill construction workforce demand
October 04, 2017 by Nadine Ono

Central Valley partnership readies underserved locals to fill construction workforce demand

Pre-apprenticeship saves time and money by better preparing new workers to enter skilled labor pipeline Read More »

Workforce Essentials: Sneak a peek at workforce sessions at the 2017 Summit
October 04, 2017 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Workforce Essentials: Sneak a peek at workforce sessions at the 2017 Summit

Blue and Green Economies and health care sectors in the spotlight at this year's gathering Read More »

Report shows L.A. regional economy has a big gap in its workforce pipeline
October 03, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

Report shows L.A. regional economy has a big gap in its workforce pipeline

Talent gap and an aging population are upping the demand for more workers in middle-skill, middle-income jobs Read More »

Elevate CA: More empowered workers needed to grow California’s middle class
September 27, 2017 by Elizabeth Sholes

Elevate CA: More empowered workers needed to grow California’s middle class

Worker ownership combined with more training can help even low-skill workers raise their economic status Read More »

Elevate CA: Unions and private sector should work together to secure California’s economy
September 26, 2017 by Dave Regan

Elevate CA: Unions and private sector should work together to secure California’s economy

California has more than twice as many low-wage workers as union members Read More »

Elevate CA: San Diego school aims to knock down barriers to economic prosperity for all students
September 12, 2017 by Arnulfo Manriquez

Elevate CA: San Diego school aims to knock down barriers to economic prosperity for all students

Up to 100 students who struggled in traditional high school graduate every year from area charter Read More »

Elevate CA: The California State University is vital to state’s socioeconomic success
September 06, 2017 by Timothy P. White

Elevate CA: The California State University is vital to state’s socioeconomic success

More than 99% of jobs created since 2009 require more than high school. Here's how CSU is working to increase graduation rates and more. Read More »

Program awarding credit for experience helps fast forward college for working Californians
September 05, 2017 by Nadine Ono

Program awarding credit for experience helps fast forward college for working Californians

Central Valley college district program designed to attract workers looking to move up in their industry Read More »

SoCal community college student “leaned in” to build entrepreneurial spirit in students
August 29, 2017

SoCal community college student “leaned in” to build entrepreneurial spirit in students

Campus club at Glendale college connects mentors with would-be business owners Read More »

Workforce Essentials: Apps help schools and teachers reach students where they are – on their phones
August 25, 2017 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Workforce Essentials: Apps help schools and teachers reach students where they are – on their phones

Plus, read about a tech skills training center for rural Californians and a free-to-use labor market research database Read More »

How our interdependence is essential for equity and upward mobility
August 23, 2017 by Mark Pisano

How our interdependence is essential for equity and upward mobility

Increasing the working age population is the best strategy to promote equity. And it's everyone's responsibility. Read More »

Elevating California means all regions must rise together
August 22, 2017 by Paul Granillo

Elevating California means all regions must rise together

With only 20 percent of the Inland Empire holding bachelor's degrees, education is key to solving economic uncertainty Read More »

New Community College Pilot Helps Internationally Trained Nurses Obtain California State License
August 17, 2017 by Nadine Ono

New Community College Pilot Helps Internationally Trained Nurses Obtain California State License

Internationally trained nurses face a difficult barrier to practice in California. Grossmont College's Single Subject Course pilot is one example of improving the workforce pipeline by providing international healthcare workers access to courses needed obtain their state license Read More »

VIDEO: Retooling California schools to spark upward mobility
August 15, 2017 by John Guenther

VIDEO: Retooling California schools to spark upward mobility

We asked about the importance of improving education so today's students do better than previous generations Read More »

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