Regions Rise Together: Inland economic development in spotlight

Regions Rise Together: Inland economic development in spotlight

New Newsom Administration initiative will identify regional ideas to lift all regions into prosperity

CA Fwd’s Mayer to become Senior Fellow; Weinberg to be CEO

CA Fwd’s Mayer to become Senior Fellow; Weinberg to be CEO

Bay Area Council Economic Institute President Micah Weinberg To Succeed Jim Mayer as CEO

Newsom budget is a roadmap – with a vision, right next steps

Newsom budget is a roadmap – with a vision, right next steps

Three big takeaways from CA Fw'd Jim Mayer on the Governor's first budget

Sonoma County builds resiliency framework after wildfires

Sonoma County builds resiliency framework after wildfires

Plan includes improving warning systems, retrofitting homes, and upgrading utility infrastructure

NEW: 2019 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity is out!

NEW: 2019 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity is out!

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

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, CA Governor

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

- CA State Senate President pro Tempore 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

"We don't see too many of those conversations across the state & we need more people involved in this kind of dialogue.

- Oscar Chavez, California Stewardship Network

News & Commentary

The Fight to End Poverty in California Knows No Season

05/15/2019 by Josh Fryday

Low-income Californians fail to claim $2 billion via Earned Income Tax Credits that could otherwise help them afford life’s basic needs Read More

Governor Newsom to spotlight inland regional economic plan at 2019 California Economic Summit

05/10/2019

New initiative launched to elevate ideas from inland regions and build a comprehensive economic plan Read More

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Making local and regional housing and infrastructure funding more effective

05/09/2019 by Fred Silva

How the Legislature can improve on the promise of California’s Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Districts  Read More

Empower Local Communities to Close the Digital Divide

05/08/2019 by Greg Norton

Priority should be placed on equitable broadband access, not the next big thing for the fortunate few Read More