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Annual Report 2020-2021

Dear Friend, I’m excited to bring you the first annual State of the California EDGE Coalition Report intended to provide you with an overview of our successes and growth over the past 12 months, as well as a spotlight on

California is in the process of establishing a statewide longitudinal data system, also known as the Cradle-to-Career Data System, integrating K-12, higher education, social services, workforce training, and employment data in a secure system – fully leveraging quality data to

Over the course of the 2021 legislative session, and in light of the ongoing global pandemic, the CA EDGE Coalition has focused on various education, training, and workforce policy efforts centered on the needs of low/no-income students, adult learners, workers,

An equitable and inclusive economy must center the needs of communities that experience barriers when working to achieve economic mobility.  Black, American Indian, and Latinx communities are overrepresented in California state prisons and the juvenile justice system. Many justice involved

In Memory of Scott Lay

The California EDGE Coalition is saddened by the untimely passing of Scott Lay, one of our founding Board members. Together we forged a non-partisan coalition of unlikely allies, bringing business, labor, social justice, public higher education and workforce development groups

Latinx Heritage Month 2021

EDGE celebrates the Latinx culture this month and every month! Our mission focuses on communities that have been historically left out of California’s prosperity and sadly, the Latinx community is included in this troubling trend. EDGE will continue to center

The end of session deadline was Friday, September 10th, 2021, where hundreds of bills were voted on by the Legislature. The EDGE Team is excited to see the passage of our priority bills that are now on the Governor’s desk!

Development of the Cradle-to-Career Data System, CA’s first longitudinal data system, is underway – and it is imperative that stakeholders and advocates remain engaged throughout implementation. To Recap  2021-22 State Budget includes $18 million to build the data system. SB

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