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Community Colleges and the California Dream: Engines for Income Mobility
March 2018, Lipson & Stern,
Joint MPP/MBA Candidates, Harvard University

Good Jobs That Pay without a BA: A State-by-State Analysis
November 2017, Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce

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Governor Jerry Brown’s Plan to Serve Workers Who Need Skills and Credentials to Move Ahead but Cannot Access Traditional College Courses

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Promoting career education as an affordable education pathway to a well-paying career

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Celebrating college programs that enable students’ social mobility

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August 24, 2018 eUpdate
Amazon and 19 Colleges Partner on "Cloud" Workforce, Career Ed Rebrand Campaign Now in Spanish, Apply for Apprenticeship and Broadband Grants

July 24, 2018 eAlert
Request for Interest - Deputy Sector Navigators (DSNs) and Host Colleges for DSNs

June 25, 2018 eAlert
Career Education 2018 "Strong Workforce Stars" Programs Named Along With Enhanced Salary Surfer for Career Exploration

The Opportunity
For community colleges to become essential catalysts to California’s economic recovery and jobs creation at the local, regional and state levels.

The Strategy
Doing What MATTERS for jobs and the economy is a four-pronged framework to respond to the call of our nation, state, and regions to close the skills gap. The four prongs are:

  • Give Priority for Jobs and the Economy
  • Make Room for Jobs and the Economy
  • Promote Student Success
  • Innovate for Jobs and the Economy
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