SERIES: Innovating for impact on mental health

SERIES: Innovating for impact on mental health

Cross-cutting set of Californians in the high-tech industry and mental health world are brainstorming ways to improve public services

New reform coalition taking on hyper-partisan politics

New reform coalition taking on hyper-partisan politics

CA Fwd joins national group to support state and local election reforms that make elections more competitive

Offering a fresh S.T.A.R.T. for inmates reentering the community

Offering a fresh S.T.A.R.T. for inmates reentering the community

CA county proactively connects inmates with services to cut chances of a return to jail

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


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- Gavin Newsom, Lt. Governor, State of California

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- California State Senator Toni Atkins

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- Ben Metcalf, Director, CA Department of Housing & Community Development


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News & Commentary

Meet the one-person alternative sentencing program connecting Californians to a better life outside of jail

05/25/2018

Riverside County social worker directly connects people charged with crimes to rehabilitative programs Read More

Graduates, we need you to invent the future — again

05/22/2018 by Lenny Mendonca

Knowledge is doubling every year but the problems that need to be solved are increasing almost as fast. Read More

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Report: Next steps in building California’s future-ready workforce

05/17/2018

Results from the CA Fwd and California Community Colleges' Future of Work series on workers stranded by technology Read More

Knowing the Data: How to build better outcomes for inmates with mental health needs

05/08/2018

Getting to know why people are in jail helps set justice reforms up for success Read More