Work in Progress

Learn more about the initiatives, research, and events in the works at California Competes.

Current Projects
Over the next three years, the California Reconnect coalition will mobilize up to 30 colleges to help thousands of state residents with some college, no degree re-enroll in higher education.
California Competes is exploring the possibility of launching a cross-sector career readiness pilot program that galvanizes and connects colleges and local government in the Bay Area.
Four organizations join efforts through the CaliforniaAttain! collaborative to conduct research, identify evidence-based practices, and advance reforms that re-engage adult learners back into college and onto completion.
California Competes is conducting research and advocacy to drive California to streamline the myriad of financial assistance programs so students can access the supports they are entitled to and manage the costs of attending college.
The regional pilot in Los Angeles County's Second District will build capacity and alignment between higher ed and county government programs to advance career readiness.
Upcoming Events

Panel on California Higher Education Innovation at the ASU+GSV Summit

California Competes: Higher Education for a Strong Economy invites higher education and policy leaders to join us at a California-focused panel on higher education innovation...
Speaking Engagements

California Competes at the CCCAOE Spring Conference

CCCAOE’s Spring 2023 Conference will focus on Belonging, Connectedness, Student-Centered Strategies, Work-based Learning, Community Partnerships, hearing the voices of those who aren’t being heard, and...