This report illustrates the paradox between immigrant contributions to our workforce and the structural barriers that shut out thousands of Californians from economic opportunity. The brief calls for policies to ensure investments in workforce development work to support every Californian, regardless of status, to provide for themselves and their families.
The Low-Wage Work in California Data Explorer provides users with graphics, tables, research summaries, interactive visualizations, and downloadable data
Funding Recommendations, Issue Brief
Immigrants in the country illegally can apply for professional licenses under a new California law that aims to integrate them into the working world and generate new tax dollars for the state.
This agenda lays out innovative workforce development strategies that California's policymakers can deploy to drive economic growth through equity, opportunity, and innovation.