Achieving
Equity

Equitable economic growth for Contra Costa County through innovative, sustainable solutions

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Achieving Shared Prosperity in Contra Costa County

This report examines the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Contra Costa County, summarizes the work of the Equitable Economic Recovery Task Force, and highlights strategies for continued investment, drawing particular attention to areas with the potential to uplift communities and enhance economic opportunity.

Call the No-Cost HR Hotline for Employers

If you are an employer in Contra Costa County, the answers to your labor law questions are just a call away – at no cost to your business.

Variety of Webinars on our Events Calendar

Check out our Events calendar for webinars on State Careers, Labor Market Information, Marketing Yourself – Resumes & Applications, Interviewing Techniques, Soft Skills, Job Readiness Skills, Mastering CalJOBS, California Training Benefits

$2,500 Microbusiness & Nonprofit COVID-19 Relief

Applications open from May 17, 2022 through August 12, 2022 at 5 p.m. This program will provide $2,500 grants to qualifying microbusinesses and nonprofits in the counties of: Alameda, Amador, Contra Costa, and El Dorado. Visit the link at the button below to see if you qualify, and for help with applying! Click here for the informational flyer.

Our Focus

Our work achieves equitable economic growth for Contra Costa County. We ensure a pipeline of diverse workforce talent is available to keep local companies competitive while creating upward economic mobility and security for Contra Costa workers. Through our strategic connections and partnerships, we find innovative, sustainable solutions to solve complex workforce issues and leverage public-private resources, contributing to the economic competitiveness of our region and, ultimately, improving the quality of life for all who live in Contra Costa County.

“We remain committed to the opportunities we offer Contra Costa County residents so that together we emerge stronger. We resolve to provide pathways to career growth, improved quality of life, and economic prosperity for all, including those individuals who face barriers to employment.”

Yolanda Vega, WDBCCC Board Chair

We have created and curated resources to help jobseekers and employers bounce back from the pandemic, including video tutorials. Find the resources you need to start the job search confidently or secure the help your business needs.

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