Workforce Development

Workforce Development

Here we post articles and stories related to employment and workforce development; our workforce grant partners; our campaigns for better quality jobs, affordable childcare and education; stories about working women, their obstacles and opportunities; and opinion pieces about low-wage work, workforce barriers and career ladders.

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It's stunning to realize that California, the "golden state"  has the highest rate of poverty in the country. In fact, our poverty rate has grown...

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During the last couple weeks, there has been a lot of activity around the California state budget, and the choices Governor Brown, the Senate...

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by Leila Roberts, Mujeres Unidas y Activas volunteer It’s 1976. Adèle holds my hand as we cross the busy street. She laughs at something I...

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By Sheila Kuehl, former California Legislator and author of California's "Seven Day Rule" If you'd seen Sunday’s (January 17, 2013) episode of The Good Wife, you...

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By Fabiola DeCaratachea, Program Officer The recent article by Nick Kristof titled “She’s (Rarely) the Boss” has a lot of my friends commenting. Reviewing the...

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In California, one out of three families headed by single mothers is living in poverty. That’s not acceptable to the California Partnership. Currently led...

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By Clarissa Doutherd, Parent Voices I was living on the brink of homelessness when I first applied for California’s welfare-to-work program. I was a single...

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by Katie Egan, Program Assistant When I read Bryce Covert’s article about the effects of the fiscal cliff on low-income women and children in the...

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by Leila Pree, Coro Fellow I recently started interning at the Women's Foundation of California. One of my tasks is to assist with the Stand With Women...

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The world lost a great warrior for justice and philanthropy on October 29. Our board member, Jan Tuttleman passed away at her home in...

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