Thank you for your interest in California Forward! We invite you to get to know a little bit more about the programs that are moving the state forward – region by region.

Our efforts are transforming regional economies, shaping public policy and amplifying next-generation voices.

Together, we can create a California that is committed to progress in racial and geographic equity, environmental sustainability and economic growth for all.

Young Leaders Advisory Council

California Forward’s Young Leaders Advisory Council is committed to advancing an intergenerational approach to creating an equitable and sustainable future.

Read the latest on the Young Leaders Advisory Council here.

California Economic Summit

As California Forward’s tentpole event, the California Economic Summit is the only space of its kind where leaders across all sectors, industries and regions come together to propel solutions-oriented, bipartisan collaboration to move the state forward.

The 2023 California Economic Summit will take place October 11-13 in Indian Wells, CA. We hope to see you there!

Discover the California Economic Summit here.

CDI Core Mark

California Dream Index

We believe that every Californian deserves equitable access to the California Dream. The California Dream Index is the measurement tool decision makers can use to assess how well the Golden State is doing and where it can improve.

Explore the California Dream Index here.

Becky Morgan Steward Leadership Program

The Becky Morgan Steward Leadership Program invites local leaders to deepen their understanding of regional and statewide policy issues, hone their decision-making skills and unite with other leaders to learn, grow and change California.

Learn more here.