October 04, 2018 by Deborah Kollars

Connections and advantages of the digital world elude rural California

Less than half of rural households have adequate broadband access 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 »

VIDEO: How bridging the early childhood care gap helps elevate California
October 03, 2018 by John Guenther

VIDEO: How bridging the early childhood care gap helps elevate California

Expanding early education helps low-income families facing tough decisions on childcare, say advocates Read More »

A renewed drive for more cost-effective early childhood investment in California
October 02, 2018 by Deborah Kollars

A renewed drive for more cost-effective early childhood investment in California

Early childhood advocates seek employer involvement and a sharpened strategy at this year's Summit Read More »

How to spur prosperity in overlooked rural California and benefit the entire state
October 01, 2018 by Nadine Ono

How to spur prosperity in overlooked rural California and benefit the entire state

Three ways the CA Economic Summit aims to improve the economic portrait of rural parts of the state Read More »

One year after fires, Sonoma County drives to meet housing goals
September 24, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

One year after fires, Sonoma County drives to meet housing goals

Leaders gathered to reenergize housing work post-fires and beyond 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 »

CA Fwd releases report assessing Sonoma’s progress toward “resiliency” after 2017 fires
June 28, 2018 by Justin Ewers

CA Fwd releases report assessing Sonoma’s progress toward “resiliency” after 2017 fires

Additional detailed analysis to be presented at 2018 Summit in Santa Rosa 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 »

CA Economic Summit host committee grants contribute to success of San Diego nonprofits
June 20, 2018 by Mary Lydon

CA Economic Summit host committee grants contribute to success of San Diego nonprofits

Checking in on beneficiaries of last year's Summit host committee fundraising 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 »

Summit to celebrate partnerships building the workforce of tomorrow today
June 11, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

Summit to celebrate partnerships building the workforce of tomorrow today

Second annual Partnerships for Industry and Education Contest officially open Read More »

Playbook of pairing education and automation makes employers and workers more resilient in the future of work
June 07, 2018 by Van Ton-Quinlivan

Playbook of pairing education and automation makes employers and workers more resilient in the future of work

As 50 robots roam the aisles of 50 of its stores, Walmart rolls out new employee education benefit for front-line associates Read More »

Community Colleges are Learning a Lesson in Disruption – and Leadership
June 04, 2018 by Jim Mayer

Community Colleges are Learning a Lesson in Disruption – and Leadership

Reforms to open up access to higher education and incentivize completion are coming to a head this month Read More »

Registration opens for 2018 California Economic Summit
June 01, 2018 by John Guenther

Registration opens for 2018 California Economic Summit

Seventh annual statewide gathering takes on California's upward mobility, housing, workforce challenges Read More »

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