Promising Practices

Upward Mobility

SILICON VALLEY: The Silicon Valley Leadership Group was created by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard with the vision of business leaders and government working ... more

Upward Mobility

THE BAY AREA REGION: The Bay Area Young Men of Color Employment Partnership (BAYEP) offers a regional strategy to engage businesses in hiring and retaining young ... more

Upward Mobility

THE BAY AREA REGION: Rise Together’s mission is to unite the 9‐County region to advance a Bay Area where all individuals and families can access opportunities ... more

Upward Mobility

SAN LUIS OBISPO REGION: In 2017, San Luis Obispo County Office of Education was awarded 1.5 million dollars in grants by the California Community College Chancell... more

Upward Mobility

SAN DIEGO REGION: San Diego has seen tremendous growth over the past decades, led by its innovation industries. However, that growth has not benefitted all San ... more

Upward Mobility

SACRAMENTO REGION: SlingShot is an initiative of the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) to encourage and support regional partnerships across the state ... more

Upward Mobility

FRESNO REGION: Identified in 2003 as a high priority industry for job and wealth creation by the Regional Jobs Initiative (RJI), the San Joaquin Valley Manufactur... more

Upward Mobility

SACRAMENTO REGION: In the fall of 2014 the four health care systems, Dignity Health, Kaiser Permanente, Sutter Health, and UC Davis Health System, retained Valley ... more

Upward Mobility

BUTTE REGION: The Reading Pals program has been operating in Chico for 4 years in its current form. In 2016-2017, 148 volunteers spent 4,400 hours tutoring 168 ... more

Upward Mobility

LOS ANGELES REGION: In 2015 the LAEDC issued a report on the progress made from 2010 to 2014 on LA County’s first ever consensus built Strategic Plan for Economic ... more