Connecting California

The 2024 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity is Here!
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Announcing the launch of the 2024 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity, which outlines the important work we and our partners are helping advance this year.

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The Digital Divide’s Impact on Youth
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The importance of broadband is one of the foundational pieces of infrastructure for 21st century California—potential policy changes lay the groundwork for closing the digital divide for good.

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How to Demystify Funding Infrastructure in California and Align with Regional Priorities
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Building on historic wins in California, the Accelerating Infrastructure working session makes its debut at the California Economic Summit in 2023

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Regional Energy Conversations: Working Towards Energy Independence and Reliability in California’s Sierra and Rural Forested Communities
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Reliable and sustainable energy in California is dependent on building out infrastructure and developing a large enough energy workforce.

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In partnership with Governor Newsom’s office, Antonio Villaraigosa and CA FWD release infrastructure acceleration report
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Partnership highlights actions to accelerate the delivery of up to $180 billion worth of California infrastructure projects

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Fwd Thinker: California’s Infrastructure Imperative with Antonio Villaraigosa
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Former mayor of Los Angeles talks about infrastructure collaboration with CA FWD to more quickly move funding into California’s regions

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Closing California’s Digital Divide through Collective Action
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Although broadband access has expanded significant gaps persist across all regions

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