Forward Thinker [Fawr-werd Thing-ker] ? noun: A member of your community who saw a need and is working to fill it.
As the state of California grapples with increasing deficits, high unemployment, and other systemic issues, it has become unable to fill certain community needs. This is where Forward Thinkers come in ? people just like you and me who decided to step up and fill in where the state has fallen short, helping to improve their community, region, or state and inspiring others to do the same. Learn more about these outstanding Californians, and suggest one yourself.
“I think we can be part of the solution. People are just looking for leaders.”
- Crystal Brown
“The genius of America is in the fact that we have always been creative.”
- Larry Powell
“Both government and the people must play a role for the state to succeed.”
- Lindsay Bubar
“Participating in our democratic process is valuable—it’s what sets us apart from other countries!”
- Raquel Beltran