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California Governor's Office of Planning and Research: CADENCE Program (Project #9)

Grantee Partners: CACT and Calbright


CADENCE Participants

Contact information for CADENCE Project 9 participants:

  • North/Far North Region Sierra College

  • Central-Mother Lode Region Madera College
  • Central-Mother Lode Region West Hills College - Lemoore

  • South Central Coast Region Allan Hancock College
  • South Central Coast Region College of the Canyons - Advanced Manufacturing
  • South Central Coast Region College of the Canyons - Aerospace

  • Inland Empire Region Barstow College
  • Inland Empire Region San Bernardino Valley College

  • San Diego-Imperial Region Southwestern College
  • San Diego-Imperial Region San Diego City College


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  • “Providing an experiential learning opportunity where both faculty and students can benefit from real world applications helps Colleges and Faculty understand current practices and subsequently infuse industry-validated curriculum into their educational programs. Defense manufacturing community consortium firms will benefit from access to a pipeline of talent to meet their workforce needs.”

    – Alan Braggins
    CADENCE Project 9 Director
    Centers for Applied Competitive Technologies


    Contact Alan Braggins, Statewide Director Advanced Manufacturing or Salomón Dávila, Project Coordinator for more information or select Contact Us for a listing of the Regional Director of Employer Engagement near you.


    THIS PROJECT IS FUNDED BY A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, OFFICE OF ECONOMIC ADJUSTMENT GRANT THROUGH THE CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF PLANNING AND RESEARCH. THE CONTENT DOES NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT THE VIEWS OF THE CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES, THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, OFFICE OF ECONOMIC ADJUSTMENT, OR THE CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF PLANNING AND RESEARCH.


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