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

Register for 2017 California Economic Summit

Register for 2017 California Economic Summit

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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

Parenting classes in San Bernardino jails help inmates reconnect with their children and themselves

10/20/2017

Programs including supervised visits and trauma recovery are aimed at breaking cycles Read More

Why a more trustworthy government is part of the answer to California’s upward mobility problem

10/19/2017 by Ann Ravel

Lack of a democracy and economy that reflect all of us has major impacts down to the community level Read More

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New report outlines recommendations for transparency in who pays for political ads

10/18/2017

Online campaigns have changed rapidly, but rules to let voters know who is paying have not. Read More

Elevate CA: Employee ownership represents a fairer economic development strategy

10/17/2017

Companies using employee ownership plans generate 2.5 percent more jobs per year Read More