Patti Castro

Alameda County Workforce Development Board

Basic Contact Information

Address: 24100 Amador St, 6th Floor, Hayward, CA 94544

Website: acwib.org

CWA Committees: Opportunities

Bio: Patti Castro, Director of the Alameda County Workforce Investment Board, leads a 40 member public policy board composed of a cross section of business, labor, education, and economic development organizations focused on the region’s most challenging workforce issues. A self-proclaimed “workforce architect”, Patti designs and builds strategic public/private partnerships, creates innovative programs, and works to strengthen existing workforce systems through meaningful collaboration. She has done extensive work in state and federal policy development and is consdered a peer expert in large-scale workforce transition planning. She is a California Workforce Association (CWA board member, on the East Bay Economid Development Council, and also sits on a number of industry advisory councils in the Community College system. Patti co-founded the Greater Bay Area Rapid Response Roundtable dedicated to ensuring that job loss and worker dislocations are mitigated thorugh strategic economid development, education, and business partnerships.

Workforce Area Key Sectors

  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology
  • Logistics/Transportation
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Professional Services

Areas of Expertise

  • Partnerships with Adult Ed
  • Partnerships with Community Colleges
  • Partnerships with Universities
  • Veterans Employment Programs
  • Industry Engagement
  • Sector Strategy Development
  • Regional Organizing
  • Labor Market Information

CWA Events

Jan 09

Youth@Work 2018 Conference

January 9, 2018 @ 8:00 am - January 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Sheraton Grand Hotel
Sacramento CA
United States
May 02

WORKCON2018

May 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - May 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
San Diego Hilton Resort (Mission Bay)
San Diego
United States

CWA Business

Tue 28

Legislative Committee Call

November 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dec 13
Dec 14

CWA Quarterly Board Meeting

December 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dec 15

CWA Quarterly Board Meeting

December 15 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dec 19

Legislative Committee Call

December 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Other Workforce Events

Dec 13

CWA Executive Bootcamp – Session 1

December 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
KIMPTON SAWYER HOTEL
Sacramento
United States
Dec 14

CWA Quarterly Board Meeting

December 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
KIMPTON SAWYER HOTEL
Sacramento
United States
Dec 15

CWA Quarterly Board Meeting

December 15 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
KIMPTON SAWYER HOTEL
Sacramento
United States
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