This episode features an interview with Tressa Dorsey, President of Tad Grants, as she dicusses the "Best Coast" Business Engagement Tour. Discover how TAD Grants & The California Workforce Association are partnering on a three city tour up and down California to facilitate a full day of training focused entirely on Business Engagement. Workforce and Economic Development Professionals will learn national best practices and strategies for engaging the business community.
Educational consultant and author K-Rahn Vallatine joins the program to discuss the work that he does with at-risk youth to help them make healthier life choices. He shares his own journey of what led him to this work, and the importance of having a trauma-informed perspective when it comes to working with this population. K-Rhan also has an upcoming Workforce Youth Engagement Training, to learn more, visit: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/californiaworkforceassociation/261278
The Camp Fire was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history to date. In this episode, you'll discover the role that workforce development boards play in community emergencies, and specifically how the local workforce board and their partners are helping those affected by Camp Fire. Your host Bob Lanter is joined by Michael Cross, Executive Director of The Northern Rural Training and Employment Consortium (NoRTEC), as well as Traci Holt, Executive Director of The Alliance for Workforce Development, and Kristine Farrell, Assistant Director of The Alliance for Workforce Development
Recorded live at the NAWB Forum 2019, Bob Lanter catches up with Chris Andresen, Vice President at Grayling, as they discuss current trends in workforce, tips for effective lobbying, the future of WIOA and more!
Nick Schultz, Director of Pacific Gateway and Andrew Muñoz, Director of Staffing Services for Pacific Gateway, join the program to discuss the irregular workforce, how it is tied to the future of work, and how we can help individuals and businesses to navigate this marketplace. Discover the efforts that are underway to help elevate irregular employment and the impact that the rise of the gig economy has had on employees and the labor market.
Stephen Baiter, Executive Director of the Oakland Workforce Development Board, joins the program to discuss the value proposition of workforce boards for regional economic development. In this part two of a two-part conversation, you'll discover the importance of regional and cross-regional strategies, and how the state can work with local communities to ensure success.
Stephen Baiter, Executive Director of the Oakland Workforce Development Board, joins the program to discuss the value proposition of workforce boards for regional economic development. In this part one of a two-part conversation, you'll discover the challenges and opportunities that come from local and regional partnerships, and how to leverage relationships and resources.
This episode features Eric Seleznow, Senior Advisor at Jobs for the Future, and Vinz Koller, Senior Strategist for Capacity Building at Social Policy Research Associates, as they discuss challenges and opportunities for youth apprenticeship in California and beyond.