Panel Explores Path to Green Success – CalMatters

In summary

A free roundtable on October 4 is the latest in the Future of Work series focused on California’s economic recovery.

Despite significant advances in jobs in renewable energy, biotechnology and life sciences, there is no clear path between generating breakthrough discoveries and creating accessible jobs.

Industries and sectors cluster together in specific regions, often making it difficult to expand into new regions. And while some communities have attracted investment through cheaper labor and real estate, many are still looking for safer paths to move from innovation to quality jobs.

What must California do to make these green and blue job opportunities readily available? What tools will help underserved populations pursue and access careers in these fields?

This free virtual event is scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4. Register today.

CalMatters reporter Nadia Lopez will moderate the panel. Speakers include:

This talk is part of the Future of Work series, conversations hosted by CalMatters and the Milken Institute exploring California’s post-recession recovery and progress toward an economy centered on equity, mobility, and opportunity.

The Milken Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank that helps people build meaningful lives in which they can experience health and well-being, pursue effective education, and gainful employment. , and access the resources needed to create ever-increasing opportunities for themselves and their wider communities.

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