COVID-19 Resources

The coronavirus pandemic drives us to accelerate our research and hone in on the relationship between higher education and workforce as more Californians lose their jobs at a rapid pace while many employers can’t find enough qualified workers. On this page, you'll find California Competes's policy research and analysis as well as additional resources related to COVID-19, higher education, and workforce.

Policy Research & Analysis

Budget Surplus Can Smooth the Path to Higher Education

California Competes
June 25, 2021

Webinar Tackles Staffing Shortages and State Policy Amidst COVID-19

California Competes
March 09, 2021

Meeting California's Demand for Allied Health Workers

California Competes
February 17, 2021

Untapped Opportunity: Understanding and Advancing Prospects for Californians without a College Degree

California Competes
February 11, 2021

California Competes Policy Priorities

February 03, 2021

Op-Ed Highlights Need for Equitable Access to High-Quality Internships

California Competes
January 08, 2021

Op-Ed Highlights Need for Equitable High-Speed Internet in California

California Competes
November 09, 2020

Crisis Underscores Need for Coordination in Higher Education

October 20, 2020

California Competes Talks Higher Education and Workforce on “Nation State of Play” Podcast

California Competes
October 13, 2020

Postsecondary to Prosperity: A Conversation About Transforming an Inequitable System to Fuel Opportunity

California Competes
July 29, 2020

California State Budget Analysis

July 01, 2020

Op-Ed Highlights Credit for Prior Learning to Build Equity in Higher Education

Su Jin Gatlin Jez
June 04, 2020

May 2020-21 Budget Revision Analysis

May 15, 2020

California Competes 2020 Policy Priorities

California Competes
April 30, 2020

An Untapped Opportunity: Californians without a College Degree

California Competes
April 30, 2020

Policy Research to Support California During Crisis and in Recovery

Su Jin Gatlin Jez
April 03, 2020