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  • California Workforce Association (CWA) offers CWA Today Podcast hosted by Bob Lanter, Executive Director at California Workforce Association and features interviews with experts on key workforce issues, both regionally and nationally, as well as workforce news and updates. The podcast addresses various workforce topics and issues that are important to the workforce professional. Episodes can be downloaded on a plethora of additional listening platforms; iTunes, Google Play, iHeart Radio, Sticher Radio or direct on Libsyn.com.
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  • Urban Organization is a nonprofit research organization that has a variety of research studies on current issues. Discovering challenging points of view can broaden understanding and the search for solutions. Urban collaborates with philanthropists, social services providers, community advocates, businesses, and federal, state, and local leaders to discover, advise, and solve social and economic problems.
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  • California Workforce Development Board can provide up to date descriptions about local and regional initiatives along with Workforce Innovation Publications, PowerPoints and Webinars-Big Ideas in Workforce Innovation.
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  • The California Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) is an executive branch agency that provides leadership to protect and improve the well-being of California’s current and future workforce. LWDA oversees seven major departments, boards, and panels that serve California businesses and workers.                                                                                                                                                                                            Visit California Labor and Workforce Development Agency
  • Future of Work Commission – On International Workers’ Day, Governor Newsom signed an executive order (PDF) establishing the Future of Work Commission and announced the leaders from technology, labor, business, education, venture capital, and other sectors across the state who will make a substantial commitment to serve on the engaged and action-oriented Commission. The Governor has also tasked California Labor Secretary Julie Su, Chief Economic Advisor Lenny Mendonca, and Senior Advisor on Higher Education Lande Ajose to help lead the Commission’s work.  The overarching goal of the Future of Work Commission is to develop a new social compact for California workers, based on an expansive vision for economic equity that takes work and jobs as the starting point.                                                          Visit the Future of Work Commission website
  • National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) is the national organization representing all 50 state workforce agencies, D.C. and U.S. territories. These agencies deliver training, employment, career, and business services, in addition to administering the unemployment insurance, veteran reemployment, and labor market information programs. NASWA provides policy expertise, shares promising state practices, and promotes state innovation and leadership in workforce development. Sign up for free newsletters to keep current on issues:
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  • The EDD Data Library provides access to view and download data and information related to California industries, occupations, employment projections, wages, and labor force. The data can be used to better understand California’s economy, to make informed labor market decisions, as a tool to direct efforts to promote the state’s overall economic health, support workforce development, and much more.              Visit EDD Data Library
  • CALVETS can help Veteran Representative learn about the state and federal benefits Veterans are entitled to receive and how to claim them. Those benefits could compensate Vets for a service-connected disability, allow Vets to begin or resume college education, care for Vets health, train for or find employment, buy a home, live out their years with dignity and respect, and much more! To find out about the Veteran benefits and Veteran dependents are entitled to receive.                                                                                                                                                 View CalVets
  • The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is responsible for providing vital services to America’s veterans. VA provides health care services, benefits programs and access to national cemeteries to former military personnel and their dependents.  View VA website    Sign up for the VA Newsletter
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