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A cleaner, greener, more inclusive economy

In this episode of Work in Progress, I'm joined by Daniel Ferguson, the director of workforce development at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI),...

SXSW EDU PanelPicker: Don’t forget to vote!

Get out the vote! PanelPicker® community voting for the SXSW EDU 2022 conference in Austin in March 2022 is underway now through August 26. As always,...

Education + Training + Innovation = Good Jobs

Get out the vote! PanelPicker® community voting for the SXSW EDU 2022 conference in Austin in March 2022 is underway now through August 26. As always,...

People of color and women remain underrepresented in green jobs

Despite recent losses during the pandemic, green jobs are expected to grow quickly over the next decade. But one question is whether efforts to...

Environmental initiatives could lead to more jobs in the skilled trades...

The Great Lakes are the largest water surface on earth, their vast blue sheets unmistakable from space and visible from as far as the...

EV company expands its manufacturing capability, leading to new jobs and...

December 10, 2020 Update: Additional hiring and training are underway at a Southern California electric vehicle manufacturing plant, as Proterra announces its new EV battery...

Back to Work: Opportunities include trainings, apprenticeships, and work-based learning

The unemployment rate for November was 6.7%, down from the October rate of 6.9%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). “In November,...

Trying to get back in the workforce? States are stepping up...

The jobless numbers for the week ending November 7 dropped to 709,000. That’s a decrease from the previous week of 48,000 claims. However, the...

Modernizing the grid could lead to surge in green jobs

With the nation's infrastructure aging, the utility sector has had to look forward. Deemed essential by the federal government at the start of the...

Earth Day: Protecting the environment, creating jobs

"The growth in the clean energy industry is indisputable," says Paula DiPerna, a special advisor to CDP, a nonprofit that works to build a...