Commentary

Summit: Strong supply of housing and water key to upward mobility in California

Public and private leaders came together to stress the urgency of state's housing crisis and persistent water issues  Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

California’s higher education leadership share Summit stage to talk upward mobility

California leaders at Summit tout needed investment & long-term planning for state's higher education system Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

Challenges of housing, workforce and water take spotlight on day one of 2016 Summit

Action teams gathered to brainstorm ideas to tackle premier problems putting a drag on California's upward mobility Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

Substance abuse treatment to expand in Riverside County

Low-income residents and ex-offenders will benefit from improved and expanded treatment options Read More

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

California Economic Summit: Addressing income inequality is critical to California’s prosperity

Restoring CA dream will require taking on 3 big challenges: CA Fwd's Jim Mayer & Valley Vision's Bill Mueller Read More

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The next emerging issue: How can the Summit help create more middle-income jobs?

What the California Economic Summit do to help close the looming middle-income jobs gap featured at annual gathering Read More

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The One Million Homes Challenge: How to advance the Summit’s “all of the above” solution

To help the millions of Californians afford housing, coalition created a framework to build more homes of all types Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

The One Million Worker Challenge: Where the Summit will go next after year of success

California industries from health care to manufacturing can’t find enough skilled workers Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

The One Million More Acre-Feet Challenge: How the Summit aims to help restore California’s water balance

California's water systems have been aging and overtaxed for decades even before latest bought of drought Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Infrastructure

Union training partnership aims to give formerly incarcerated more than a job

Partnership uses career training and life skills classes to help ex-offenders avoid a return to incarceration Read More

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Crime

VIDEO: Why California’s housing crisis needs all hands on deck

Expert shares ideas about what it will take for California to match scale of housing crisis Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

Public gets second opportunity to help simplify California’s political ethics law

Political Reform Act Revision Project invites second round of public comment next week Read More

Categories: Democracy, Political Reform Act, Tech-enhanced Government, Accountability, Transparency, Accountability, Transparency

SoCal collaboration creating a “Made to Order” aerospace workforce for region

Southern California manufacturing giant working with local college and community to close regional skills gaps Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Education

VIDEO: The Maddy Report previews 2016 California Economic Summit

CA Fwd President Jim Mayer breaks down the Summit and its mission dedicated to California's regional economies Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

VIDEO: How California housing crisis adds to public health problems

Inability of Californians to pay for housing in their communities impacts their health and more Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

Fifth annual California Economic Summit to focus on pathways out of poverty

Registration open for state's foremost effort linking regional economies to a strategy for shared prosperity Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

How California’s housing affordability gap can strain family health

The struggle to cover housing needs and other costs can lead to toxic levels of stress and poor decision making Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

LAPD turns to “SMART” approach for defusing mental health crisis calls

L.A. program combines training, assessment teams, and a database to prevent the mentally ill from cycling in and out of jail Read More

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

Communicating with ex-offenders on probation via texting finds success in California county

Riverside County probation clients sometimes more honest with officers via text message in new test program Read More

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

California Forward’s Comments on Voter Approval of Proposition 54

Statement on behalf of James Mayer, President and CEO of CA Fwd Read More

Categories: Democracy, Elections, Elections

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