Bob Lanter, Executive Director of CWA, and Matthew Hayes, Program Analyst for CWA, are joined by a panel of workforce development professionals, as they discuss the current state of the workforce system in CA, as well as the various ways in which workforce development boards are uniquely positioned to serve their community during challenges like the COVID-19 pandemic and wildfires.
Deborah Sanchez, Director- Santa Ana Workforce Development Board
Blake Konczal, Executive Director, Fresno Workforce Development Board
Lazandra Dial, Interim Executive Director, City of Oakland Workforce Development Board
Heather Henry, President/Executive Director of the Workforce Development Board of Solano County