Workforce Development

March 2018
Resource
Presentation
Creative Implementation of Federal Policies to Support Immigrant Workforce Programs at the State and Local Level
A 55-slide presentation on immigrant workforce and adult education policy and funding; examples of institutions advancing such policies, and examples of levers & tools available to advance such policies.
March 2018
Resource
Presentation
Apprenticeship and Work-Based Learning: State and Local Opportunities for Immigrants
A 24-slide presentation on apprenticeship and work-based learning (WBL), their relevance for immigrants, related federal and state level activities, and opportunities for advocates.
February 2018
Resource
Presentation
Building Skills Partnership - February 27, 2018 Presentation
A 15-slide presentation on Building Skills Partnership's work in California to train workers and integrate immigrants.
January 2018
Resource
Report
An Examination of Wage and Income Inequality within the American Farmworker Community
This article explores the reasons for earning inequalities among farmworkers. Using national data from the US Department of Labor’s National Agricultural Worker Survey (NAWS), we detail and examine differences in earnings among farmworkers based on certain characteristics identified in prior literature.
January 2018
Resource
Report
Minority Serving Institutions as Engines of Upward Mobility
This brief uses the newly released Equality of Opportunity Project data to examine the upward income mobility of students who attended MSIs compared to students who did not.
March 2017
Resource
Report
Not Lost in Translation: The Growing Importance of Foreign Language Skills in the U.S. Job Market
A report on the growing demand for bilingual talent in major industries in the United States. The research looks at online job posting data acquired by Burning Glass Technologies, a leading labor market analytics firm that searches 40,000 job boards daily.
January 2017
Resource
Data Tool
Low-Wage Work in California Data Explorer
The Low-Wage Work in California Data Explorer provides users with graphics, tables, research summaries, interactive visualizations, and downloadable data
November 2016
Resource
Funding Recommendations, Issue Brief
September 2014
News
News Article
Immigrants without legal status able to apply for professional licenses in CA
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.
Resource
Report
Securing a strong economic future for all Californians: A state workforce development policy agenda
This agenda lays out innovative workforce development strategies that California's policymakers can deploy to drive economic growth through equity, opportunity, and innovation.

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