January 25, 2018 by Deborah Nankivell and Van Ton-Quinlivan

How a Strong Workforce benefits everyone, fuels local economies

Education as a path to the California Dream needs a tune-up to fill 21st-century jobs Read More »

VIDEO: Governor candidates make their case for how to renew CA Dream
December 19, 2017 by John Guenther

VIDEO: Governor candidates make their case for how to renew CA Dream

Candidates talk role of higher education and workforce training in combating poverty Read More »

Workforce Essentials: Aerospace giant and community college help fill regional workforce gap
November 30, 2017 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Workforce Essentials: Aerospace giant and community college help fill regional workforce gap

How SoCal partnership aims to build ready-made manufacturing workforce for good-paying jobs Read More »

VIDEO: How to better connect higher education to the future workforce
November 21, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

VIDEO: How to better connect higher education to the future workforce

Expanding access and making sure grads can fill good-paying jobs should be top priorities say college leaders Read More »

VIDEO: California welding student aims to inspire more women and teach others her trade
November 09, 2017 by John Guenther

VIDEO: California welding student aims to inspire more women and teach others her trade

The only woman in her college welding class, she went on to win awards in statewide competition Read More »

How manufacturing in California will remain part of our economic future
October 30, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

How manufacturing in California will remain part of our economic future

Regions are working to raise awareness of manufacturing jobs right in students' backyards Read More »

California college creates career pathway to train needed imaging techs
October 27, 2017 by Nadine Ono

California college creates career pathway to train needed imaging techs

Very few formal programs exist to train on expensive, advanced equipment Read More »

Preparing an early education workforce for East Bay has innovative head start
October 25, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

Preparing an early education workforce for East Bay has innovative head start

Program addressing shortage of Head Start educators earns Summit award Read More »

Workforce partnership between steel manufacturer, Inland Empire college shows real mettle
October 19, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

Workforce partnership between steel manufacturer, Inland Empire college shows real mettle

Public-private learning center training ready-made manufacturing workers for region earns Summit award Read More »

Workforce Essentials: Giving a hand to stranded workers & more on tap for 2017 Summit
October 18, 2017 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Workforce Essentials: Giving a hand to stranded workers & more on tap for 2017 Summit

Check out more workforce development sessions added to big event next month Read More »

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

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