Elevate CA: Don’t leave rural California behind

Elevate CA: Don’t leave rural California behind

Businesses, workers outside urban cores face distinct challenges including a large digital infrastructure gap

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VIDEO: Retooling CA schools to spark upward mobility

VIDEO: Retooling CA schools to spark upward mobility

The importance of improving our education system so today's students do better than previous generations

Elevate CA: Nonprofits are key to addressing economic insecurity

Elevate CA: Nonprofits are key to addressing economic insecurity

Programs like a theater company for at-risk youth can give them confidence to achieve beyond circumstance

CA Fwd is a Catalyst for a Better California. To Restore the CA Dream, We Must...

"For California to remain an innovative powerhouse, it is dependent on a college educated workforce."

- CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White

"For the Golden State to be golden, all of the state has to be golden"

- Michael Tubbs, Mayor of Stockton

"Our success could inspire a different course for the nation..."

- Ashley Swearengin & Dave Regan

"...a simple matter of ensuring that all children, even those born into poor families, are afforded the same opportunity..."

- David B. Grusky, Stanford

News & Commentary

CA Fwd statement on passage of legislative housing “package”

09/15/2017 by Jim Mayer

Legislature has taken an important first step in addressing the crisis but more work to close affordability gap must get done Read More

VIDEO: Rehabilitative programs prepare San Bernardino County inmates to live on the outside again

09/12/2017

Community partners and Sheriff's Department team up to train on range of skills from jobs to parenting Read More

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Going beyond academics, economic prosperity for all students remains goal of San Diego school

09/12/2017 by Arnulfo Manriquez

Charter aims to graduate and create plan for success for high school drop outs who typically earn $10K less than graduates Read More

Elevate CA: The California State University is vital to state’s socioeconomic success

09/06/2017 by Timothy P. White

More jobs are in software development than on the production line. Here's how the CSU system is adapting to help students succeed. Read More