The Goal.

Through input from employers & workforce, community, civic, labor & education leaders, CA is moving forward on strategies to build up economic resilience

The Problem.

Artificial intelligence, the rise of gig economy platforms and a new wave of automation will further change the future of work and the skill sets required to thrive in the workforce. Employers, workers and job seekers will all be impacted and must learn new skills to avoid being stranded.

FEATURED STORIES

May 16, 2018

Report: Can new technology help California’s workforce get future-ready?

Results from the ambitious Future of Work series on workers stranded by technology Read More »

Future Of Work Landing
April 25, 2018

California online community college announces first health care pathway

Partnership with labor union launches program to train much-needed medical workers Read More »

REPORTING

The Work Before the Work
June 13, 2019 by Deborah Nankivell

The Work Before the Work

How increasing emotional intelligence could transform education and the top-down leadership model Read More »

Many Californians get their start—and careers—in this huge economic sector
June 12, 2019

Many Californians get their start—and careers—in this huge economic sector

How colleges are training for the retail, hospitality and tourism industry, the largest employer in the state Read More »

Preparing the Way for a Central Valley Renaissance
June 04, 2019 by Stuart Van Horn, Ed.D.

Preparing the Way for a Central Valley Renaissance

Commentary: Governor's inland California initiative is welcome news in region rich in agriculture, hurt by economic gaps Read More »

Help Wanted on California’s Working Lands
May 23, 2019

Help Wanted on California’s Working Lands

The state's $395-billion-a-year agriculture industry needs workers trained in ag tech and soft skills. Read More »

Congratulations to CA Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley
May 22, 2019 by CA Fwd

Congratulations to CA Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley

Board of Governors extends the contract of the Chancellor who has made increasing earning power of graduates a priority Read More »

The Future of Work in California is Global!
May 13, 2019

The Future of Work in California is Global!

The state's role in global trade provides community college students with big opportunities in international business Read More »

California’s Life Sciences Biotech Sector Is Good for Its Economic Health
May 09, 2019

California’s Life Sciences Biotech Sector Is Good for Its Economic Health

Why community college students are well situated for entry-level jobs in the number one state for life sciences Read More »

2019 PIE Contest Opens ­– Looking for Successful Workforce Development Partnerships
May 01, 2019

2019 PIE Contest Opens ­– Looking for Successful Workforce Development Partnerships

Third annual Partnerships for Industry and Education Contest officially begins Read More »

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