Sierra Workforce Summit

Sierra Workforce Summit

Register Now: Tuesday, June 18

Time: 8 am to 1:30 pm

Location: Sierra College Rocklin Campus

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A growing economy. Changing skill demands. Hard to fill positions. New technologies revolutionizing how work gets done.

Placer County’s major employers and education providers are coming together Tuesday, June 18 on the Sierra College Rocklin Campus to advance breakthrough strategies that are preparing youth and working-age adults now for good-paying jobs. Join us for this interactive exchange.

Seating is limited. RSVP now.   


Ben Chida, Chief Deputy Cabinet Secretary in the Office of Governor Gavin Newsom
Ben Chida, Senior Advisor to Governor Newsom

Keynote Announced: Ben Chida, Senior Advisor to Governor Newsom

Ben Chida is Chief Deputy Cabinet Secretary and Senior Advisor for Cradle to Career in the Office of Governor Gavin Newsom, which he joined after serving on the Governor’s transition in 2018. Prior to joining the Governor’s Office, Ben served as Attorney-Advisor in the executive office of then-Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, as a judicial law clerk to federal judges in California and on the D.C. Circuit, and as a third-grade teacher in New York City. Ben’s educational journey includes dropping out of high school, attending Orange Coast College, and receiving a B.A. from UC Berkeley, a teaching certificate in childhood education from Pace University, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. 

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