Register today for the 2018 CA Economic Summit

Register today for the 2018 CA Economic Summit

Don't miss out! Join us at the seventh annual gathering dedicated to upward mobility for all Californians

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

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

CA Fwd statement on new push by housing groups for rent control compromise

06/21/2018 by California Forward

Housing groups want Legislature to avoid costly ballot fight, explore alternatives promoting housing affordability  Read More

Top-four primary election reform being studied

06/14/2018

Reform idea being explored is intended to open up ballot access and increase voter choice in the general election Read More

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Commentary: Throw out the cookie cutter and approve community college funding formula for equity

06/08/2018 by Dr. Kindred Murillo

Half of all students fail to complete a degree or certification after six years — with the rates for students of color even more concerning Read More

Community Colleges are Learning a Lesson in Disruption – and Leadership

06/05/2018 by Jim Mayer

Reforms to open up access to higher education and incentivize completion are coming to a head this month Read More