Case Study/Profile

Transforming Systems to Achieve Better Careers for Californians: Balanced Stakeholder Relationships Lead to Innovative Workforce Development Strategies

At a Glance

Millions of working Californians are unable to fulfill their families’ basic needs. Higher-paying jobs that require specialized skills are beyond their reach, and many entry-level jobs are likely to be automated by 2022, so there’s an urgent need to redesign the state’s education and training systems to help people get the skills they need to secure family-supporting jobs. This brief—the third in a series—examines the need for a more equitable balance of influence and power among the key stakeholders—employers, workers, and training providers—in the workforce development system

Published may. 21, 2020



Areas of Work
  • Ensuring Equity in Advancement
  • Preparing for the Future of Work