California Workforce Association Membership

Explore Member Benefits

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!

Capacity Building

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. Submit RFPs to Megan Bailey (Limit 2 per month)

Annual Meeting
An invitation to the members-only yearly Annual Meeting.

Member Directory
See all the members of CWA in one easy place, with the ability to reach out at the click of a mouse (update coming soon 3/10/18)

News and Information

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

Find out about the work of CWA before anyone else with access to our quarterly newsletters

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



CWA Events

Jan 22

Youth@Work Conference 2019

January 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - January 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Hilton Long Beach
Long Beach
United States
Mar 07

CWA’s Day at the Capitol 2019

March 7, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
May 15

WORKCON 2019 Conference

May 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am - May 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Orange County
Garden Grove
United States
Sep 03

CWA Executive Boot Camp 2018-19 – Session 4, Season 6

September 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Monterey Marriott
Monterey CA
United States

CWA Business

Nov 17

Capacity Committee Call

November 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nov 20

Legislative Committee Call

November 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nov 21

Executive Committee Call

November 21 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Nov 21

Opportunities Committee Call

November 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dec 13

CWA Quarterly Board Meeting

December 13 @ 8:00 am - December 14 @ 5:00 pm

Other Workforce Events

Dec 13

CWA Quarterly Board Meeting

December 13 @ 8:00 am - December 14 @ 5:00 pm
Citizen Hotel
Sacramento CA
United States
Mar 05

CWA Quarterly Board Meeting

March 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Mar 23

NAWB Forum 2019

March 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Jun 06

CWA Quarterly Board Meeting

June 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Sep 05

CWA Quarterly Board Meeting

September 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - September 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Monterey Marriott
Monterey CA
United States
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