This grant program administered by the California Workforce Development Board would provide services to individuals with barriers to employment so they can succeed in education, training, and other workforce preparation activities and gain quality employment.
Resources: Legislation (AB1111) $15m in 2018-19 budget
At this time, no funds have been appropriated for this initiative. If funded, this initiative has the opportunity to support any number of other California career pathway initiatives including Strong Workforce, AEP, all the WIOA title activities, the ELL Navigator Pilots and more. This flexible, supplemental funding source could provide community based organizations deeply embedded in their communities a means to be vital partners in career pathway onramp programming