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Unclogging the Talent Pipeline

Many students confront significant obstacles to completing their college education and securing necessary certificates and credentials that employe...
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San Francisco Business Times’ 2020 Mayors Economic Forecast

What are the priorities and top issues being addressed by each Mayor in 2020? San Francisco Mayor London Breed and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf are l...
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FASTER Legislation Advances in Sacramento

One of the Bay Area Council’s major 2020 priorities passed a legislative milestone this week. The Senate Transportation Committee this week appro...
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Chief Diversity Officers Outline Broad 2020 Goals

Chief diversity officers of Bay Area Council member companies met recently as part of an ongoing series of discussions on strategies and approaches...
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Governor Announces New Actions on Homelessness

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday concluded a weeklong statewide homelessness tour in Oakland, where he announced $38 million for Alameda Cou...
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Council Endorses Coastside Affordable Housing Project

The Bay Area Council Housing Committee this week endorsed a 71-unit affordable housing project that nonprofit MidPen Housing Corporation is proposi...
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SF State University, United Airlines Partner on Career Advancement Program San Francisco State University and United

San Francisco State University and United Airlines have developed a unique new professional development program that offers an ideal case study for...
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Wunderman Takes Gavel at First WETA Meeting

Bay Area Council CEO Jim Wunderman on Thursday (Jan. 9) presided over his first Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) meeting as Chair fo...
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BART Makes Game-Changing Investment to Modernize the System

The BART Board of Directors on Thursday (Jan. 9) awarded a $798 million contract to Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc. to design and build a modern communi...
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Council Priorities Reflected in Governor’s Draft Water Resilience Portfolio

Top Bay Area Council priorities for water and climate resilience were included in Gov. Newsom’s long-awaited draft Water Resilience Portfolio (WR...
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