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Youth@Work 2018 – Updated Draft Program Available

Youth@Work 2018 – Updated Draft Program Available

Hot off the presses, the CWA Youth@Work 2018 conference draft program is here! Check out the Pre-Conference sessions (they are included with your conference registrations), Plenaries, Sessions, Youth Leadership Program, Special Events & MORE!. CLICK HERE > 2018 Youth...

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Youth@Work 2018 Early Bird Registration is OPEN!

Youth@Work 2018 Early Bird Registration is OPEN!

Register and save on Youth@Work 2018, presented by the California Workforce Association January 9-11 at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel. Join us in Sacramento CA. for the premier youth conference event that convenes youth leaders, in-program youth, youth...

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Youth@Work 2018 Call for Proposals

Youth@Work 2018 Call for Proposals

CWA has opened its Call for Proposals for Youth@Work 2018 conference, January 9-11, 2018, Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento, CA. The Youth@Work Conference will address formidable issues facing youth and young adults in preparing for work in today’s economy, especially...

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Governor’s signature on AB 1149

Governor’s signature on AB 1149

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 28, 2017 Contact: Eric Flores (916) 325-1610 Governor Jerry Brown signs AB 1149: Workforce Investment Boards by Assembly Member Joaquin Arambula Sacramento, CA. – The California Workforce Association (CWA) announces that Governor Brown...

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July 3-7, 2017 Communications Strategy

July 3-7, 2017 Communications Strategy

MONTHLY CAMPAIGN DATE JULY 3-7, 2017 PRIMARY TARGET – Federal Lawmakers, Local Electeds, State Electeds OTHER TARGETS – Business Owners, System Partners, General Public HOW TO PARTICIPATE: DO AS MANY OF THESE AS YOU WANT, BUT DO SOMETHING! • SOCIAL MEDIA HASHTAG – Use...

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#WorkforceWeek June Results

#WorkforceWeek June Results

From June 19-23, 2017, workforce development boards and their partners across the country entered into a communications campaign centered around Summer Youth Programs.  The day before the campaign began, Ivanka Trump announced that the week would be known as...

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Regional Organizer Meeting Summary

Regional Organizer Meeting Summary

The California Regional Organizing Meeting was designed as a kickoff event for the State’s 14 Regional Organizers. The meeting began with Tim Rainey, Director of the California Workforce Development Board explaining the need for regional organizing. He explained that...

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CWA Bill Report – June, 2017

CWA Bill Report – June, 2017

• AB 1111 (CWA sponsored, Assembly Member Eduardo Garcia) - This bill would enact the Removing Barriers to Employment Act, which would require the California Workforce Development Board to work with the Employment Development Department to create a grant program to...

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AB 1111 Passes Assembly Appropriations

AB 1111 Passes Assembly Appropriations

This morning, AB 1111 was passed on an A roll call (unanimous support) by the Assembly Appropriations committee, and will go to the Assembly floor. CWA and our partners and members have now officially progressed further towards the goal of this bill than 2642 did last...

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News on White House Budget Proposal

News on White House Budget Proposal

Earlier this week, Donald Trump submitted his detailed budget proposal to Congress. Trump’s ‘Skinny Budget’ from March highlighted the President’s goal of adding nearly $55 billion to the Department of Defense budget at the expense of equal cuts to federal domestic...

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CWA and CalEd – An Article

CWA and CalEd – An Article

Economic Development and Workforce Development: A Necessary Partnership to Benefit the Economy Nick Loret de Mola, California Workforce Association In my role at the California Workforce Association, I have the privilege of traveling up and down the state, and across...

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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

Wed 13
Thu 14

CWA Quarterly Board Meeting

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

CWA Quarterly Board Meeting

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

Legislative Committee Call

December 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed 20

Opportunities Committee Call

December 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Other Workforce Events

Wed 13

CWA Executive Bootcamp – Session 1

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

CWA Quarterly Board Meeting

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

CWA Quarterly Board Meeting

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