Building Blocks of the CA Dream

New State Broadband Action Plan Seeks Community-Based Input
800 300 Deb Kollars

First of two listening sessions draws diverse group of regional leaders

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Report: Does state tax policy discourage housing production?
800 300 Nadine Ono

New report by SPUR and CA FWD delves into the relationship between tax policy and production of housing that is affordable

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Creating Equal Access to Oral Health Care
800 300 Jade Magaña and Amber Bolden

Four-year college graduate goes back to school to upskill and contribute to community health

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What inclusive economic recovery can look like – lessons from Fresno
580 200 Autumn McDonald and Ashley Swearengin

Inclusive economic development catalyzes a diverse set of leaders to create a shared agenda that expands middle class opportunity.

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Internet providers must take lead on closing digital divide
610 210 Barbara O'Connor and John Chiang

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recent executive order directing state agencies to address the digital divide is a great start. But leadership must go beyond government. Internet access is a 21st century civil right.

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Community college serving as foundation for social transformation
800 300 Amber Bolden

Student uses community college to redirect career path and elevate opportunities for others

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Steps California can take now to reimagine an equitable recovery
800 300 Matt Horton, Micah Weinberg & Mark Pisano

Radical new ways of funding infrastructure investment must be central to any agenda for an equitable economic recovery. Here’s what the state can do.

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