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The Importance of State Associations

The Importance of State Associations

"Only people involved in the local system understand what it means to be involved in local workforce development." That was a statement made to me by a longtime Local Workforce Board Director nearly four years ago, when I started in this industry. I came from the...

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WorkforceSuccessStories.com

WorkforceSuccessStories.com

In partnership with state associations across the country and the U.S. Conference of Mayors' Workforce Development Council, CWA is proud to present WorkforceSuccessStories.com This site will serve as the hub for the structured communications campaign that the system...

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June Communications Campaign – Summer Youth

June Communications Campaign – Summer Youth

PRIMARY TARGET – Federal Lawmakers (to influence Appropriations and elevate the profile of the system), Local Electeds, State Electeds OTHER TARGETS – Business Owners, System Partners, General Public  MONTHLY CAMPAIGN DATE JUNE 12-16, 2017 – Job Seeker Success -...

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WorkCon 2017 In Review

WorkCon 2017 In Review

With the launch of the newly titled WORKCON 2017 conference at the Hyatt Regency Orange County, CA partnerships and unified capacity was in the air for the three-day workforce conference. Conference attendees would all agree that we were truly at the Epicenter of...

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Federal Update 5-18-17

Federal Update 5-18-17

From the desk of Chris Andresen in Washington DC: The House Ed and Workforce Committee unanimously approved the Perkins-CTE Reauthorization unanimously yesterday. There were very few amendments; two were withdrawn and I have attached the substitute amendment that made...

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Workforce Development Apprenticeship Program

CWA has set a high bar in California for its efforts to build California’s Workforce System capacity to handle a new generation of job seekers with its challenges, and there is no indication of stopping anytime soon. The Sacramento Employment and Training Agency, the...

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Partnerships to Unlock Social Mobility

Partnerships to Unlock Social Mobility

Partnerships that Unlock Social Mobility (Partnerships) seeks to bring Workforce Boards and Education entities together regionally to help achieve prosperity for all Californians through the acquisition of skills and access to successful careers, enhancing the...

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WorkCon 2017

WORKCON 2017 Epicenter May 10-12, 2017 Hyatt Regency Orange County Sponsored by the California Workforce Association WORKCON 2017 brings together workforce and economic development professionals, educators involved with career technical and adult education,...

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CWA Executive Bootcamp

CWA Executive Bootcamp

WORKFORCE EXECUTIVE BOOTCAMP CWA is proud to offer this year-long training for directors, deputy directors, and executive Workforce Development Board staff. There is a total of 60 hours of content and learning. Bootcamp will provide the knowledge, tools, and...

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Workforce Effectiveness – Real System ROI

Workforce Effectiveness – Real System ROI

Economists and the stock market have been celebrating the low unemployment rate indicating the United States has achieved a sustained period of full employment. However, in communities across the country, there are Americans who are either underemployed or stuck in...

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CWA’s State Bill Positions – April

SUPPORT AB 376 (Chavez) – Summary: Would, by July 1, 2018, require the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency, the California Department of Veterans Affairs, and the California Department of Food and Agriculture, in consultation with the United States...

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Federal Legislative Update – March

Federal Legislative Update – March

March, 2017 The US Senate continues to confirm President Trump’s cabinet nominees. The Secretary of Labor position remains unfilled following the abrupt withdrawal of President Trump’s original DOL nominee, Andrew Puzder. President Trump has since nominated labor...

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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

Opportunities Committee Call

December 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed 20

Legislative Committee Call

December 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 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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