NEW: 2018 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity is out!

NEW: 2018 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity is out!

Updated strategy takes on the biggest challenges that are widening the prosperity gap across the state

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...


"You're there demonstrating every single year a capacity to deliver on the things we promote and promise up in Sacramento."

- Gavin Newsom, Lt. Governor, State of California

"I think the Summit's work is critical."

- California State Senator Toni Atkins

"The work of CA Fwd is indicative of the fact that you can do it. You can find that common ground..."

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


"There's been no other entity that's been able or willing to take on that challenge but CA Fwd & the Economic Summit has done just that."

- Ashley Swearengin, CEO, Central Valley Community Foundation

News & Commentary

Linking classroom and career creates upward mobility & a better workforce

02/21/2018 by Loren Kaye

Elevate CA: Four ways California can build more grads ready for college and a career Read More

Economic Summit launches new Roadmap to Shared Prosperity updated for 2018

02/02/2018

New initiatives and continuing progress are featured in new strategy guide to fight California's poverty problem Read More

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Chancellor: California “working learners” to benefit from online Community College

02/01/2018

College leader on proposal to open up access to higher education to more working Californians Read More

Sheriff’s Department team offers fresh S.T.A.R.T. for repeat offenders in San Bernardino County

01/29/2018

Inmates connected with services before reentry to improve chances of staying out of jail Read More