Brice Harris, chancellor of the California Community Colleges and a member of the CalChamber Board of Directors, describes at the December 5 meeting how the community colleges are preparing students for the increasing number of jobs requiring education beyond high school. He also called attention to LaunchPath, a program to help employers identify students for on-the-job internships. More information at www.launchpath.com.
Reuven Glick, group vice president of the International Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, outlines how the bank views foreign conditions when formulating its outlook for the U.S. economy. Glick said he foresees moderate growth into next year with inflation remaining relatively low and increasing slowly for the next two years.