Elevate CA

Resilient rural communities built on upgraded infrastructure, faster broadband for all

Any prescription to elevate California's rural areas should include improvements to digital and traditional infrastructure Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Elevate CA

Wanted: Programs like these training CA’s next generation of skilled workers

Four partnerships earned CA Economic Summit awards for responding to workforce needs in their region Read More

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How innovative wood products could help cut California wildfires, advance forest resiliency and economic prosperity

Restoration of state's forested lands will play a critical role in its overall environmental, social and economic well-being Read More

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Upgrading aging, inadequate water systems of rural California will elevate entire state

Smaller, dispersed communities struggle to meet current and future water needs Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Elevate CA, Environment

Addressing digital deserts of rural California can help lift entire economy

Less than half of rural households have adequate broadband access Read More

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Project for Cross Sector Leadership Launched at Pepperdine University

Program aims to link leaders across public and private boundaries to find solutions in chaotic times   Read More

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Three ways to elevate the economic portrait of rural California

How to spur prosperity in overlooked rural California and benefit the entire economy Read More

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VIDEO: How bridging the early childhood care gap helps elevate California

Expanding early education helps low-income families facing tough decisions on childcare, say advocates Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Elevate CA, Education

Coalition puts spotlight on economic argument for early childhood investment

California's First 5 agencies and advocates shift tactics through challenging budget times Read More

Categories: Elevate CA, Education

Sonoma leaders aim to reenergize housing work post-fires and beyond

One year after fires, leaders met in Santa Rosa and commit to four ambitious strategies Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Elevate CA, Economy

The Importance of Apprenticeships in the New Economy

Immersing students in real-world knowledge does a better job filling the skills gap Read More

Categories: Elevate CA, Economy

A Year-Round Opportunity To Fight Poverty in California

Billions of dollars in tax credit for working Californians being left on the table Read More

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Elevate CA: California’s near completers deserve new, innovative higher education pathways

Three ways to help close the state's growing degree gaps and improve upward mobility Read More

Categories: Elevate CA, Education

New federal law encourages private investment for public good

CA Fwd weighs in on approaching deadline to improve Opportunity Zones in California Read More

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Linking classroom and career creates upward mobility & a better workforce

Elevate CA: Four ways California can build more grads ready for college and a career Read More

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VIDEO: Candidates for governor share ideas to revive the deferred CA Dream

Top candidates talk role of higher education and workforce training in combating poverty  Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Elevate CA, Education

Moving CA Fwd through the California Economic Summit

Recap of this year's Summit and a look ahead to next year Read More

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California needs a digital equity strategy to close its opportunity gap

The unconnected and underconnected face additional hurdles to learn and earn Read More

Categories: Elevate CA, Education

An Eye on the Future of the California Economy—More than the Numbers

John Chiang on steps to rebuild the state's middle class Read More

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Inclusive governance a necessity to elevating Californians

Podcast: Promoting more participatory governing will help build an economy that reflects more of us Read More

Categories: Elevate CA, Democracy, Governance Reform

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