Reporting: Workforce Task Force

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 »

Fresno Future of Work MeetUp turns focus to proposed online community college
May 31, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

Fresno Future of Work MeetUp turns focus to proposed online community college

With pockets of extreme poverty in the Central Valley, leaders say online college must fit regional needs Read More »

Why We Need a New Conversation on Rent Control in California, Today
May 31, 2018 by Carol Galante

Why We Need a New Conversation on Rent Control in California, Today

All-or-nothing fight over CA's rent control law will be highly politicized and one that California renters will lose Read More »

California gubernatorial candidates weigh in on child poverty
May 30, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

California gubernatorial candidates weigh in on child poverty

Fifth largest economy in the world has almost two million children living in poverty Read More »

California Community Colleges launch Self-Employment Pathways in the Gig Economy project
May 29, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

California Community Colleges launch Self-Employment Pathways in the Gig Economy project

Training program better prepares students for working independently and running a business Read More »

Report: Workforce needed to fill growing demand for SoCal health care services professionals
May 25, 2018 by Victor Abalos

Report: Workforce needed to fill growing demand for SoCal health care services professionals

Well-paying allied health jobs often don't require a four-year degree Read More »

Report: Can new technology help California’s workforce get future-ready?
May 16, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

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 »

L.A. high tech expo draws hundreds of students and future coders
May 08, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

L.A. high tech expo draws hundreds of students and future coders

Generation of digital natives gets a look at tech industry jobs — and the skills needed to get them Read More »

VIDEO: Candidates for California governor set sights on the housing crisis
May 07, 2018 by John Guenther

VIDEO: Candidates for California governor set sights on the housing crisis

As prices skyrocket, gubernatorial candidates share a game plan for more affordable housing Read More »

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