Workforce Development

July 23, 2020

California Forward's Action Plan for Equitable Economic Revitalization

TPR excerpts California Forward's action plan, which outlines how the state can rebuild the economy by rapidly investing more resources into infrastructure while integrating investments in workforce training to ensure a steady pipeline of skilled workers and good, well-paying jobs.

May 4, 2020

WorkingNation’s Art Bilger & Jane Oates on COVID-19 Jobs Recovery & Workforce Transition

WorkingNation’s Founder and CEO, Art Bilger, and President, Jane Oates, on their organization’s mission—to inform and educate on the changing nature of the economy, the future of work, and the skills gap—to address what was once a looming, but is now a pressing, nationwide unemployment crisis.

February 4, 2020

SLATE-Z's Effie Turnbull-Sanders on Community-Driven Development for Resilience & Sustainability in South LA

SLATE-Z Executive Director Effie Turnbull Sanders on the partnerships and the place-based strategies that drive equitable workforce and community development in South LA.

May 11, 2017

New 'UC San Diego.Urban' Looks To Spur City & University Innovation

At CityAge Build the Future, UC San Diego Vice Chancellor Mary Walshok announced a new initiative called UCSanDiego.Urban.

May 11, 2017

Supervisor Kathryn Barger on LA County's Balanced Budget & ‘Connecting the Dots’ to Policy Priorities

Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger is working to connect transportation infrastructure and homelessness to LA's workforce.

August 24, 2016

LATTC President Larry Frank on South LA’s Newly Designated Transit Empowerment Zone

President of Los Angeles Trade Tech College and chair of the South LA Transit Empowerment Zone coalition explains how groups came together to help South LA win Promise Zone designation in June 2016.

July 22, 2016

Mike Silvey & Kelly Candaele on IronWorkers Local 433 & Today's Construction Economy Jobs

Mike Silvey, business manager of Ironworkers Local 433, and Kelly Candaele, a former LA Community College District trustee, discuss technological advancements in the building industry.

May 23, 2016

Beyond Net Zero: Electrical Training Institute Models Sustainability & Resilience

June 3 marks the opening ceremony of the Electrical Training Institute in Commerce, a cutting-edge sustainable facility that serves as a prototype for new green building design guidelines known as “Net Zero Plus.”

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