California Economic Summit

California colleges creating stronger workforce earn “Stars” for their progress

Strong Workforce Program rewarding programs with early success filling need for more skilled workers Read More

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San Diego college trains students to fill jobs in California’s Blue Economy

Ocean technology certificate called model for teaching needed skills and landing students jobs Read More

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Need for social mobility drives revival of California’s community college workforce training

Nation's largest community college system prepares for the future economy with data, metrics Read More

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California all-girls team helping tackle the cybersecurity problem from high school up

Students who compete in cyber competitions gain an advantage on their future resume Read More

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Following father’s footsteps into welding, California student aims to inspire more women

The only women in her college welding class goes on to win awards in statewide competition Read More

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Registration opens for 2017 California Economic Summit

Co-organized by CA Fwd, sixth annual statewide gathering will tackle state's biggest issues of upward mobility, economic security and regional prosperity. Read More

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California Community Colleges visited by neighbors to north to talk workforce training

Even Canada is looking at the Colleges' revival of workforce development programs  Read More

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California coalition working to improve public leaders’ role in transforming higher ed

Increasing investment in workforce programs will benefit from informed network of regional leaders Read More

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California colleges adapt to training workforce for autonomous, flying future

Producing more workers for drone-filled, robotic 21st-century economy the goal of new curriculum development program Read More

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San Diego to host 2017 California Economic Summit

Sixth annual event tackling housing, workforce, water problems hindering upward mobility Read More

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Roadmap to accelerate middle-income job growth needed for California

State's economy will depend on creating more jobs for Californians in the middle class, in poverty, and economically fragile. Read More

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Program pays for technical skill interns earning experience, salary in Inland Empire

Work to close skills gap and employers in region will benefit from interns paid via grant Read More

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California Economic Summit presents new housing series A Way Home for CA

Stories will highlight the cost of the housing crisis and how cities are working to solve the problem themselves Read More

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California’s major economic sectors to benefit from new Strong Workforce funding

Community Colleges reveal $200 million in spending and accountability via regional workforce programs Read More

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Community Colleges give breakdown where new workforce funds being spent

Data portal details how $200 million in career tech education funding are being distributed across California Read More

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VIDEO: How to boost upward mobility in California

Whether or not California's next generations do better than their parents has a lot to do with these local factors Read More

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Assembly hearings focused on raising more Californians into middle class

JEDE Committee takes up questions about poverty and misalignment of policies that should combat it Read More

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Student cybersecurity competition aims to fill California workforce pipeline

California Community Colleges participate in CyberPatriot program to spur student interest in growing field Read More

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Why the Middle Class Matters

The California Dream isn't sustainable unless we do more to lift the state's workforce into middle class jobs Read More

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Bill Mueller: For Trump, we should prove, not provoke

Show why the California experiment, which values economic, environmental, and social progress, is working Read More

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