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Learn how CWA is working to shape workforce development policy

Capacity Building

We coordinate relevant technical assistance for our members

Workforce System Leaders

Our Board Members are experts in the workforce system

Our Success Stories

Workforce development works; the proof is here

Building Partnerships

Our allies on the path to a skilled workforce

Workforce Development Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship training is retooling the workforce development system with information and knowledge

About CWA

A prosperous California where thriving industries are sustained by a highly-skilled, diverse and innovative workforce

Our Mission

Enhance and inspire California’s local workforce development boards and their partners through strategic advocacy, partnership convening, and capacity building.

Our People

Bringing experience and an entrepreneurial spirit to workforce development, the staff of CWA works tirelessly to produce results for its members and to drive the system to achieve prosperity for California’s businesses and job seekers.

Our Partners

Workforce development can be a catalyst for economic growth, if the right partnerships are in place. CWA partners with business, education, labor, community organizations, and all other parties who are dedicated to the future of workforce.

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Keep up-to-date on all CWA events and other workforce conferences nationwide with our new full-featured event calendar.

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