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WhatCalifornia Training Initiative
WhereCalifornia
WhoCalifornia Employment Development Department
PartnersUniversity of California at Los Angeles, University of California at San Francisco, long-term care providers, labor organizations, education and training providers
FundingWorkforce Investment Act, Welfare-to-Work
VisionEnsure that California's communities have well-trained caregivers necessary for all levels of care for the elderly population; communities have caregivers necessary for continuity of long-term care; caregivers have opportunities for entry-level employment and for career advancement.