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

Cybersecurity contest challenges California students to explore high-paying career path
February 20, 2019

Cybersecurity contest challenges California students to explore high-paying career path

Increasing cyber threats are expanding the skilled worker demand in the sector, creating big opportunities for grads Read More »

Community college partnership helps land aerospace jobs for hundreds of students
February 20, 2019

Community college partnership helps land aerospace jobs for hundreds of students

Antelope Valley College maintains tight relationship with manufacturer to stay nimble and train their future workforce Read More »

Gov. Newsom wants to expand access to health care and build a more skilled workforce. A new report has a plan to do both.
February 14, 2019 by CA Fwd Staff

Gov. Newsom wants to expand access to health care and build a more skilled workforce. A new report has a plan to do both.

Health Workforce Commission strategy would close provider gaps in primary care, mental health, and home care Read More »

Strong Workforce Apprenticeship Program in L.A. County Drawing Rave Reviews
January 31, 2019

Strong Workforce Apprenticeship Program in L.A. County Drawing Rave Reviews

Small businesses, manufacturers can benefit from partnership with local community colleges Read More »

A closer look at where the Governor’s budget connects to the Summit Roadmap to Shared Prosperity
January 21, 2019 by CA Fwd Staff

A closer look at where the Governor’s budget connects to the Summit Roadmap to Shared Prosperity

Major elements of the Roadmap align with the proposed budget plan released by the Governor this month Read More »

Workers disrupted out of the economy by automation need to be designed back in
December 11, 2018 by Van Ton-Quinlivan

Workers disrupted out of the economy by automation need to be designed back in

The gig economy needs a rethinking so that it works for humans in the face of AI and other changes Read More »

Humboldt County: An Economy in Transition
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 »

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