CA FWD NEWS

Despite Past Economic Boom, CA Dream Index Finds Unequal Growth in Economic Mobility Pre-pandemic
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Integration of 2019 data to California Dream Index shows overall increase in college attainment and finds San Francisco County residents had the highest percent increase in affordable rent

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PolicyWise Episode 11: The 2020 Economic Summit Main Stage
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Podcast relives the energy of the Next Generation of Leaders session from the Summit

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A Look at the New 2021 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity
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Roadmap outlines priority actions to build more equitable and inclusive economies

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CA FWD Comments on Governor Newsom’s 2021-22 Budget Proposal
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(Photo: Violeta Vaqueiro) California Forward (CA FWD) congratulates Governor Newsom and the Legislature for their leadership in navigating a historically difficult year. As a proponent of fiscal responsibility and the Rainy Day Fund, which CA FWD helped devise and pass, we are proud to see it continues to work as intended and that the state…

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VIDEO: Equitable Economies and Regional Solutions
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California needs an economic recovery that is equitable for everyone

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A Message from our CEO
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Our efforts and the work accomplished regionally through 2019 and 2020, have created a new template for more equitable regional economic development – The Equitable Economies Project.

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California Stewardship Network Celebrates 12 New Organizations
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Alliance of leaders from across all regions of the state is dedicated to improving equity, the environment, and the economy

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VIDEO: 2020 California Economic Summit Highlights
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The 2020 California Economic Summit capped off a challenging year, one that both spotlighted growing disparities and also motivated the Summit network to put equity and inclusion at the heart of its work. When the Summit this year shifted its annual gathering online, the virtual setting didn’t slow down the drive to highlight solutions being…

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Episode 9: Youth Incarceration and Cops on Campus with Nick Jasso
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This week, youth advocate talks about the need to counsel rather than jail disadvantaged students

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