Community Services

Millennial Californians counting on more access and innovation in higher ed

Group fighting for younger generations excited for upcoming showcase of ideas to improve higher education quality and affordability. Read more

Categories: Community Services, Innovation in Higher Education, Education

Innovation in higher education must benefit students

Student rep seeking more help for students navigating college systems will be featured at higher ed innovation event. Read more

Categories: Community Services, Innovation in Higher Education, Education

Q&A: Business takes interest in bridging gap with higher ed through innovation awards

SF Chamber president argues why industry and higher ed must bridge gap between them Read more

Categories: Community Services, Innovation in Higher Education, Economy, Education

LCFF working group tackles LCAP challenges, funding and best practices

Funding adequacy remains major concern for group tasked with helping schools navigate California's local control funding formula Read more

Categories: Community Services, School Governance, Local Control Funding Formula, Education, LCFF

Showcase for innovation awards in higher education hits capacity

Programs that improve outcomes in higher education to be showcased at event in Sacramento, for chance to be awarded part of $50 million to fund the ideas. Read more

Categories: Community Services, Innovation in Higher Education

WEBINAR: Engaging the community in public safety realignment

Free CA Fwd webinar will discuss how counties can effectively engage the public with their realignment efforts in order to improve the community-based approach to public safety. Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative, Realignment, Civic Engagement, Partnership for Community Excellence

Robust response to California Higher Education Innovation Awards

California has a growing shortage of skilled workers for major regional industry sectors and needs to better prepare people for in-demand and/or high growth jobs in major industry sectors Read more

Categories: Community Services, Innovation in Higher Education

A Golden Opportunity for education in the Golden State

Today, CA Fwd releases a document prepared in partnership with internationally acclaimed education reform practitioner Michael Fullan that suggests considerations for the recently created California Collaborative for Educational Excellence Read more

Categories: Community Services, School Governance, Local Control Funding Formula, Fiscal Reform, Education, LCFF

Year in Review: 2014 was good, but 2015 can be even better

As he looked back on 2014, CA Fwd CEO Jim Mayer saw progress in each of the organization's priorities Read more

Categories: Community Services, Democracy, Fiscal Reform, Tech-enhanced Government

Year in Review: Community Corrections

Perhaps no other project area under the California Forward has achieved so much in a single year while also taking on so much more to start the next than the Partnership for Community Excellence Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative, Realignment

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