Department of Labor

Workforce Dev Board Chair Wants More Opportunity for California’s Youth

Advocates in California committed to improving the skills of individuals to meet the human resource needs of the state want to see more diversity among young people joining the workforce. Dr. Angelo Farooq, Chair of the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB), says he’s proud of the work his office has done to connect young people from diverse backgrounds to opportunities in various fields — but more needs to be done. The CWDB is a board reporting to the Governor that is charged with overseeing and strengthening the state’s workforce development system, governing all federal workforce funds coming into to the

Barragán Votes to Strengthen Mental Health Resources for Youth and Schools

Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) recently voted to pass H.R. 7780, the Mental Health Matters Act, legislation that would expand resources to address the growing mental health needs of children and school staff, strengthen school-based behavioral health care, and ensure access to mental health and substance abuse disorder benefits for workers and families.

Trump’s Latest Executive Orders Seen as Attempts to Sabotage a Biden Administration and Eliminate Diversity and Inclusion Programs

Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03), Chair of the House Financial Services Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee, recently introduced a bill (H.R. 8595) to invalidate Executive Order 13950 and preserve diversity and inclusion training programs at federal departments and agencies as well as in the private sector.