You’re Invited: A Town Hall to Launch Californians Deserve Credit

In the last six months, 8 million California residents have filed for unemployment. As we work to repair our state’s economy and get people back to work, we must create more pathways to degrees and credentials that lead to a meaningful career. And as we address the racial and economic inequalities that have been exacerbated by the pandemic, we’ll need to make those pathways more flexible and more affordable than they’ve ever been. Californians Deserve Credit is a statewide campaign to raise awareness about policies and practices that give Californians credit for all of their learning—whether it takes place in a classroom, on the job, or through professional training. (Learn more about the approaches driving the campaign by clicking here.)

Our work begins on September 29, when California Competes, The California EDGE Coalition, and The Education Trust–West host a town hall to engage educators, policymakers, and community organizations in the first of many conversations. We need to hear your voice, so we hope you’ll take a moment to register today.

The Town Hall is just the beginning. In the coming months, Californians Deserve Credit will issue a series of reports, host listening sessions, and offer policy workshops to prompt urgent action on this important issue.

DETAILS
Californians Deserve Credit Town Hall
September 29
12:00-1:30 pm PT

Register here.

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