CCA in the News

Housing Market Boon?

Huffington Post Live, November 28, 2012

Partnerships Director Uyen Le appeared on Huffington Post Live to discuss new housing market numbers. Watch the show.

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Numbers out today show that the U.S. housing market grew less in October than . . . Read More

Eliminating Middle Class Jobs in the Shadow of the Election

Daniel Villao, Huffington Post, November 5, 2012

Huffington Post featured Daniel Villao, Statewide Director of the California Construction Academy.  Under the cover of the presidential and state ballot races, a construction lobby group is quietly working to change the . . . Read More

Three Generations: From the Fields to Construction to UCLA

Paul Z. Garcia, MIT’s CoLab Radio Blog, October 23, 2012

MIT’s CoLab Radio blog featured Paul Garcia, who talks about the three generations of his family, from the fields to construction to UCLA. Paul’s father is a laborer with . . . Read More

Minority Job Outlook May Be Green

Olivia Gordon, KUT, Austin NPR Affiliate

CCA Director Daniel Villao was the keynote speaker at a convening of minority chambers of commerce in Austin, Texas. KUT, Austin’s NPR Affiliate, interviewed Daniel for a story on economic opportunities for minority communities. . . . Read More

What does it really take to create a green economy?

Daniel Villao, Frying Pan News, July 17, 2012

The Frying Pan blog features a post by Daniel Villao, Director of the California Construction Academy. “One central challenge to building a green economy is that for many, the inner workings . . . Read More

Madelyn Broadus, Sheet Metal Worker

Stefanie Ritoper, MIT’s CoLab Radio Blog, June 25, 2012

MIT’s Colab Radio blog featured a post by CCA’s Stefanie Ritoper about Madelyn Broadus. Madelyn thought her third bout of cancer was going to be her final strike. “But my God . . . Read More

Beyond Green Jobs on Sierra Club Radio

Orli Cotel, Sierra Club Radio, May 5th

Sierra Club Radio recently interviewed CCA Director, Daniel Villao and CCA Research Director, Uyen Le to talk about the new book, Beyond Green Jobs: Building Lasting Opportunities in Energy Efficiency.

Villao talked about . . . Read More

Construction employment improves slightly, still at record lows

By CARLOS RICO, San Diego Daily Transcript, April 4, 2012

The San Diego Daily Transcript interviewed California Construction Academy Director Daniel Villao on recent construction industry trends. Read the full article below or read the article online (requires sign-in).

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