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 Economic Summit Day Two: Regions Rising Together

CA Economic Summit Day Two: Regions Rising Together

Summit honored stewards of California, workforce partnerships elevating Californians, and champions of an inclusive economy

CA Economic Summit Day One: Building resiliency to move communities fwd

CA Economic Summit Day One: Building resiliency to move communities fwd

New economic priorities for 2019 plus poignant reminders of wildfires marked opening of 2018 Summit

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

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

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Cybersecurity contest challenges California students to explore high-paying career path

02/21/2019

Increasing cyber threats are expanding the skilled worker demand in the sector, creating big opportunities for grads Read More

VIDEO: Lenny Mendonca Shares Newsom Administration Priorities

02/21/2019 by CA Fwd Staff

Housing and workforce top an agenda aimed at restoring upward mobility Read More