2017 Economic Summit Recap

2017 Economic Summit Recap

Focus on upward mobility and higher education marked statewide gathering - Plus the 2018 Summit location announced

VIDEO: How a vibrant rural California helps entire economy

VIDEO: How a vibrant rural California helps entire economy

CA Economic Summit looking at improving urban-rural economic links and growing better-paying jobs inland

Download the 2017 Summit Playbook

Download the 2017 Summit Playbook

Read the official 2017 Summit policy guide for rebuilding upward mobility in California

CA Fwd is a Catalyst for a Better California. To Restore the CA Dream, We Must...

"For California to remain an innovative powerhouse, it is dependent on a college educated workforce."

- CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White

"For the Golden State to be golden, all of the state has to be golden"

- Michael Tubbs, Mayor of Stockton

"Our success could inspire a different course for the nation..."

- Ashley Swearengin & Dave Regan

"...a simple matter of ensuring that all children, even those born into poor families, are afforded the same opportunity..."

- David B. Grusky, Stanford

News & Commentary

Riverside County finds success, earns praise in justice system change effort

12/11/2017

State's influential CSAC organization hears about county's data-driven work to lower jail populations Read More

VIDEO: Reviving the California Dream needs elevated solutions & leaders

12/06/2017

As 2018 approaches, are we ready to Elevate CA? Read More

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VIDEO: How higher education can still deliver on the California Dream

11/21/2017

The California Economic Summit is helping connect workforce development to the state's education systems Read More

Interactive visits in San Bernardino jails strengthen parent-child ties cut by incarceration

11/17/2017

More time together allows families to normalize relationships, reduces chance of a return to jail Read More