John Chiang joins CA Fwd Leadership Team

John Chiang joins CA Fwd Leadership Team

Former State Controller and State Treasurer elected to organization working to provide economic opportunity for all

Lenny Mendonca Shares Newsom Administration Priorities

Lenny Mendonca Shares Newsom Administration Priorities

VIDEO: Governor's new economic advisor talks housing, cradle-to-career, and other next steps

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

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 CASA Compact is the “all of the above” strategy the Bay Area needs to address its housing crisis

03/14/2019 by CA Fwd Staff

CA Fwd Leadership Council endorses plan to increase production, protect residents, and bring housing costs down. Read More

California State Auditor Launches 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission Selection Process

03/07/2019 by Susan Lovenburg, CA Fwd

Outreach for citizens to apply to help redraw election boundaries kicked off in Sacramento Read More

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Community college partnership helps land aerospace jobs for hundreds of students

02/22/2019

Antelope Valley College maintains tight relationship with manufacturer to stay nimble and train their future workforce Read More

John Chiang Elected Co-Chair of California Forward Leadership Council — And Shares Thoughts on Big Issues Facing California

02/21/2019

Former State Controller and State Treasurer joins organization working to advance economic growth, ensure environmental quality, and provide opportunity for all. Read More