How Can California’s Regional Investments Catalyze Inclusive Economic Development?

California has a history of investing in regional strategies to support the educational attainment and economic growth of its many regional economies. These efforts include the Strong Workforce Program, California Career Pathways Trust, to name a few, and now new programs like the Community Economic Resilience Fund.

A new brief from Jobs for the Future shares recommendations for state leaders on what is needed to ensure these significant regional investments can build a foundation for shared prosperity, as well as close economic and educational equity gaps.