Solving California’s Workforce Gap




You are invited to the California Community Colleges Career Education Campaign launch designed to raise awareness of the more than 200 Career Education programs offered at all 114 community college campuses. Please join us and show your support for these important programs that help close California’s skilled workforce gap.


When: Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 9:00 A.M.

Where: State Capitol, North Steps





There will be:

  • Interactive Career Education demonstrations staffed by current California Community College students.
  • Student resource materials provided by the I Can Afford College, Here to Career, and Associate Degree For Transfer programs.
  • Music and prize giveaways hosted by iHeartRadio.


Featured speakers include:

  • Eloy Ortiz Oakley, Chancellor, California Community Colleges
  • Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor, Workforce and Economic Development Division, California Community Colleges
  • Jim Mayer, President & CEO, CA FWD
  • Rebecca Miller, Workforce Director, SEIU United Healthcare
  • Nicole Rice, Policy Director, California Manufacturing & Technology Association (CMTA)
  • Cassandra H.B. Jennings, CEO, Greater Sacramento Urban League Shannon Tickner, Career Education Alumna
  • SkillsUSA Champions – Butte College Students