The California Workforce Association (CWA) is a leader on workforce issues, not only locally and statewide, but nationally as well. When you join CWA you get access not only to our robust network of state partners and intelligence, but partners and intelligence from across the country. Note: membership fee runs by fiscal year and is not prorated, July 1st thru June 30th.

See below for a listing of your member benefits, and if you’re not a member Join CWA Now!

Conference Discounts
Get special members-only discounts on all of our yearly conferences. Click here for conference portal

California Training Initiative (CTI)
CWA has procured a listing of trainers / consultants on over 100+ topics. If you want workforce training, this is an one stop shop to save you time. Only open to members click here for CTI page

Special Training Sessions
Stay in the loop on CWA training sessions, some of which are done exclusively for members

Discounts on Training
Some technical assistance training is offered with a discount to CWA members only

California Legislation Analysis
Access to CWA’s bill watch list and CWA’s positions on legislation

Updates on California’s Workforce Policies and Directives
Stay abreast of the latest in policy, and stay in the loop on public comments around draft directives

Federal Legislation Analysis
Access to the latest news around Appropriations, TANF, Perkins, and other workforce topics

Legislative Webinars
When an important topic arises around legislation, members get exclusive access to top-quality webinars

CWA Member-Only RFP Posting
RFP posting on is available to all CWA members to help them connect with competitive bids for products and services. 

Member Directory
See all the members of CWA in one easy place, with the ability to reach out at the click of a mouse

Breaking News
Members get placed on a special mailing list, where breaking news goes first

Your Organization Success Stories
Share your media news with us and we will re-share out across out social media platforms


Workforce Development
Apprenticeship Program Wins
Major Award

The first apprenticeship program offered at Sacramento State, where participants earn a professional certificate, a promotion and a pay raise, has won a prestigious award and a congratulatory message from Sacramento’s mayor.

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