Commentary

Regulatory and Marketplace ‘Red Lights’ Block Governor’s Housing Goals

Development Near Transit is Key, But Not Sufficient Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

New CAFwd Leadership Council Members expand the CA Dream Team

As the 2019 California Economic Summit nears, influential leaders from across the state welcomed onboard Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Leadership Council

California extends deadline to apply for spot on citizens redistricting commission

Recent surge in applications and a push for outreach across diverse communities cited as reasons for extension Read More

Categories: Democracy, Citizens Redistricting Commission, Elections, Proposition 11, Redistricting, Elections

2019 California Economic Summit Registration Opens

Governor Newsom among the growing list of California leaders slated to speak in Fresno at eighth annual event Read More

One Way to Unlock the Housing CA Needs? Encourage More Varieties of Infill

New series on housing affordability kicks off with a conversation with developer Meea Kang Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Housing, Mobility and Connectivity

California Releases Roadmap for Water Resources Sustainability

Report prioritizes supporting local and regional efforts to build water supply resilience across the state Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Ecosystem Vitality and Working Landscapes

Report: Making California more resilient through collaborative governance

As natural disasters grow in frequency and impact, so does the need for more cooperation at the local, state, and federal levels Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Resiliency, Wildfires

Closest thing to a cure for economic insecurity in California

Equipping workers with the right skills is part of a larger prescription for a lack of upward mobility Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

Digital inclusion event sparks commitments toward improving California’s broadband access

Forum gave California agencies and organizations an opportunity for a progress update on closing the state's digital divide Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Elevate CA

Disney to Sponsor 2019 PIE Contest at the California Economic Summit

Contest honors public-private partnerships focused on workforce development Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

2020 California Citizens Redistricting Commission Applications Open

How to participate in the state's redistricting process, an election reform that's been a model for the country Read More

Categories: Democracy, Citizens Redistricting Commission, Civic Engagement, Elections, Proposition 11, Elections

CA Fwd and California Stewardship Network integrating to power prosperity across state’s regions

Newly strengthened organization will promote opportunities for all Californians and improved government performance Read More

Rim Fire tour provides striking view of California’s wildfire challenges

Coming face to face with fire devastation and current conditions of the state's forest were a stark reminder of the need for collaboration Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Resiliency, Wildfires

Congratulations to CA Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley

Board of Governors extends the contract of the Chancellor who has made increasing earning power of graduates a priority Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

The Fight to End Poverty in California Knows No Season

Low-income Californians fail to claim $2 billion via Earned Income Tax Credits that could otherwise help them afford life’s basic needs Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Elevate CA

Governor Newsom to spotlight inland regional economic plan at 2019 California Economic Summit

New initiative launched to elevate ideas from inland regions and build a comprehensive economic plan Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Elevate CA

Making local and regional housing and infrastructure funding more effective

How the Legislature can improve on the promise of California’s Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Districts  Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

Empower Local Communities to Close the Digital Divide

Priority should be placed on equitable broadband access, not the next big thing for the fortunate few Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Elevate CA

2019 PIE Contest looking for successful workforce partnerships in California

CA Economic Summit's third annual Partnerships for Industry and Education Contest officially begins Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Economy, Creating Jobs, Education

CA Fwd’s Mayer to become Senior Fellow; Weinberg to be CEO

Bay Area Council Economic Institute President Micah Weinberg To Succeed Jim Mayer as CEO Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Leadership Council, Jim Mayer

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