Reporting: Workforce Task Force

March 21, 2019 by Deb Nankivell

Everything Counts: Soft skills increasingly vital for employers

Learning confidence, self-awareness and communication should be baked into career training Read More »

VIDEO: Building the housing the workforce of Monterey Bay needs to thrive
March 19, 2019 by Kate Roberts

VIDEO: Building the housing the workforce of Monterey Bay needs to thrive

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership bringing employers, the public sector, advocates and others together to build housing near jobs Read More »

Crossing boundaries to create a life-ready workforce for California
March 14, 2019 by Deb Nankivell

Crossing boundaries to create a life-ready workforce for California

A successful career-track high school in the Central Valley is an example of transformational change Read More »

California is running out of time to capitalize on the potential of Opportunity Zones. Here is a framework for action.
March 07, 2019 by Jim Mayer

California is running out of time to capitalize on the potential of Opportunity Zones. Here is a framework for action.

The state is missing an opportunity to tap billions in private capital for investments in low-income communities Read More »

The Sound of Results
March 06, 2019

The Sound of Results

Students are becoming credentialed and qualified for jobs, finding career pathways they never knew existed Read More »

We Know How to Restore the CA Dream
March 01, 2019 by Jim Mayer

We Know How to Restore the CA Dream

Three insights from the Summit show how to start improving conditions for struggling Californians now Read More »

California Community College students can earn, display certificates via LinkedIn
February 28, 2019 by Nadine Ono

California Community College students can earn, display certificates via LinkedIn

Colleges partner with the social media and networking site to offer free classes, certifications Read More »

Gig economy event in L.A. looks to the future
February 27, 2019 by Ed Coghlan

Gig economy event in L.A. looks to the future

Workshops and speakers to address gig workers and others involved in irregular, on-demand jobs Read More »

Visalia community college upgrades Valley workforce with soft skills, management training
February 26, 2019 by Ed Coghlan

Visalia community college upgrades Valley workforce with soft skills, management training

Local employers identified the need for workers who are better prepared for the workplace Read More »

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

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 by Ed Coghlan

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 »

VIDEO: Lenny Mendonca Shares Newsom Administration Priorities
February 19, 2019 by CA Fwd

VIDEO: Lenny Mendonca Shares Newsom Administration Priorities

Housing and workforce top an agenda aimed at restoring upward mobility 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 »

New study explores opportunities for business to contribute to California’s water sustainability challenge
February 11, 2019 by CA Fwd

New study explores opportunities for business to contribute to California’s water sustainability challenge

Converting commercial landscapes to sustainable landscapes can save California water and reduce pollution, flooding Read More »

Newsom Economic Chief Briefs CA Fwd and CA Stewardship Network Leaders on Budget Priorities
February 07, 2019 by Ed Coghlan

Newsom Economic Chief Briefs CA Fwd and CA Stewardship Network Leaders on Budget Priorities

Lenny Mendonca talked about the priority issues for the new Administration and where the Summit goals align Read More »

California legislators honor Summit’s Steward Leader Award Winners
February 05, 2019 by California Economic Summit

California legislators honor Summit’s Steward Leader Award Winners

Commendations presented in the Capitol recognized Glenda Humiston and Paul Granillo for their efforts to improve California Read More »

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports CA Fwd’s One Million More Homes Initiative
February 05, 2019

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports CA Fwd’s One Million More Homes Initiative

Partnership will promote policies that respond to housing needs at all levels Read More »

New “Strong Start Index” Designed to Help California’s Children to Thrive and Succeed
February 04, 2019 by Deb Kollars

New “Strong Start Index” Designed to Help California’s Children to Thrive and Succeed

Data tool will link info gathered about every child at birth to analyze the resources available in California communities Read More »

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

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 »

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