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2020 California Economic Summit Playbook

This Playbook outlines the topics and action plans that will be supported by participants at the virtual 2020 California Economic Summit. It will be your policy guide to the Summit and an important tool to help you maximize your experience.

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2020 Partnerships for Industry and Education Contest Booklet

The Partnerships for Industry and Education (PIE) Contest was founded to identify and honor innovative employer-education partnerships that are successfully preparing workers to meet the needs of California’s economy. The 2020 PIE Contest Booklet highlights the winning and top entries of the fourth annual contest during a challenging year.

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2020 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity

The 2020 Roadmap details priorities and solutions that help more Californians gain access to the Building Blocks of the California dream and guide the Summit network’s efforts in the coming year.

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Recommendation to Governor for Statewide Broadband Policy

A framework for prioritizing expanding access to high-speed internet in all regions of California.

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2019 California Economic Summit Playbook

This 2019 Summit Playbook outlines the topics and action plans that will be supported by participants at the 2019 California Economic Summit in Fresno.

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2019 Partnerships for Industry and Education (PIE) Contest

The 2019 PIE Contest Booklet showcases the top three winning programs and the top nominees in the Summit’s annual workforce partnership competition.

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Communities for Healthy People: A Promising Gateway to a More Prosperous and Equitable California

New report explores the social determinants of health which shape the health of individuals, as well as the well-being and prosperity of families, communities, and the entire state as a whole.

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California's Wildfire Crisis: A Call to Action

To achieve the “moonshot” needed to address California’s wildfire crisis, the California Economic Summit has identified the case for action, challenges, and action principles essential to understanding and building a comprehensive triple-bottom line response.

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Land Available for Housing in California – A Review of Estimates and Actions for Increasing the Places Where Homes Can Be Built

This report was commissioned as part of California Forward’s ongoing efforts to understand – and overcome – barriers to diverse, affordable housing production throughout California. The chronic shortage of housing at all price points in California has worsened during the post-recession period as the economy has expanded strongly, particularly in the coastal metropolitan regions, while housing production has fallen well behind historical levels.

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Governing for Resilience

In a new report, CA Fwd and the California Economic Summit captured some of the ambitious efforts undertaken after the North Bay fires and offer key recommendations for improving resiliency and set a new standard for recovery.

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Multi-Year Impact of California Conformity to Federal Opportunity Zone Tax Provisions

An Opportunity Zone study shows the innovative investment tool could result in $745 million and $1.2 billion in new economic activity this year. In subsequent years, economic activity would range from more than $700 million to just under $500 million.

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2019 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity

The 2019 Roadmap reaffirms the Summit priorities in workforce, housing, and infrastructure and outlines an agenda for three major new initiatives to help lift more California communities into prosperity.

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2018 California Economic Summit Playbook

The 2018 Playbook is the policy guide for the seventh annual Summit in Santa Rosa. The Playbook provides a progress update and defines the topics and action plans that will be sharpened by Summit participants to ensure every California community can be resilient in the face of an unpredictable economy and an uncertain climate.

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2018 Partnerships for Industry and Education (PIE) Contest

The 2018 PIE Contest Booklet profiles the winners and all nominees in the Summit’s annual workforce training partnership competition.

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Can Technology Help Us Get Future-Ready

To build momentum for improving California’s workforce training pipeline, “Can Technology Help Us Get Future-Ready?” offers the top recommendations and key learnings from recent regional MeetUps and the employer/employee surveys.

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2018 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity

The 2018 Roadmap reaffirms the Summit priorities in workforce, housing, and infrastructure and outlines an agenda for three major new initiatives to help lift more California communities into prosperity.

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2017 California Economic Summit Playbook

The 2017 Playbook is the policy and program guide for the sixth annual Summit in San Diego. The Playbook tracks Summit progress and offers a new way of organizing the Summit to take on new imperatives of reducing income inequality, increasing economic security, bolstering wealth generation, and restoring upward mobility.

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2017 Partnerships for Industry and Education (PIE) Contest

The PIE Contest Booklet contains info about all two dozen of this year’s contestants in the Partnerships for Industry and Education Contest and be sure to plan to participate next year.

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White Paper: Investing in a Business Engagement Ecosystem

This paper details strategies for California policymakers and workforce system stakeholders to consider as they continue to develop a 21st-century workforce system.

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2017 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity

The 2017 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity sharpens focus on upward mobility and follows up wins from 2016 in achieving the Summit’s One Million Challenges

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2016 California Economic Summit Program

Your guide and schedule to the 2016 California Economic Summit in Sacramento, December 13-14

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2016 California Economic Summit Playbook

The 2016 Playbook will be the policy guide at the fifth annual Summit in Sacramento and will bring focus to discussions there regarding upward mobility in California and how to advance the Summit’s One Million Challenges.

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2016 Roadmap's Principles for Shared Prosperity

The 2016 Principles for Shared Prosperity bring focus to the goals of the Summit and the ambitious challenges presented in the Roadmap to Shared Prosperity

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2016 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity

The California Economic Summit created the 2016 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity to highlight a set of ambitious goals—the One Million Challenges—that will be vital to expanding sustainable economic growth in every part of California.

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2015 California Economic Summit Playbook

The California Economic Summit Playbook offers more detail on each of three challenges to be tackled at the Summit’s annual gathering, along with a set of action plans that will be the top priority of the Summit network in the year ahead.

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2015 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity

The Roadmap to Shared Prosperity is a broad set of proposals aimed at helping every region in California concentrate its efforts to accelerate middle-class job growth—and address issues from growing income inequality to the environmental and economic challenges of climate change.

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A Year of Action: Summit Plan to Advance Prosperity in 2014

This report details how these nine Summit proposals are the foundation for rebuilding California’s struggling middle class and restoring upward mobility. It also highlights a wealth of opportunities for the Summit’s seven action teams to engage and collaborate to make them a reality.

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2013 California Economic Summit Report

Report on the 2013 Summit which serves as an initial summary of Summit commitments, a collection of some of the best thinking from across the state about how to drive sustainable economic growth in California.

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An Economic Growth and Competitiveness Agenda for California

Priorities & guidelines for creating a “Next Economy” in CA, presented by Gavin Newsom

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Summit Playbook 2013

The Summit Playbook 2013 was prepared for the 2013 Summit and provides a roadmap for promoting California’s jobs and competitiveness. Prepared by leaders from across California, the Playbook identifies specific actions that business, government, environmental, labor and community groups can take to secure California as the Golden State.

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2013 Action Plan Blog Series

Read our blog series on each of the 2013 Action Plans of the California Economic Summit, which will lay the foundation for a future of well-paying jobs, a sustainable environment, and equal opportunities for every Californian.

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2013 Regional Forum Results

During the 2013 Regional Economic Forum series, regional leaders were asked to identify top priorities in several categories through a deliberative process that engaged a range of stakeholders. This report summarizes those results to help set an agenda for action leading up to and including the 2013 Summit.

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California Economic Summit Briefing Book 2013

The California Economic Summit Briefing Book 2013 shares a helpful overview of the Summit process and describes potential areas for statewide collaboration that build off of progress since the 2012 Summit.

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California Economic Summit 2012 Action Plan

The 2012 Summit Action Plan was the culmination of work done at regional forums across the state and the first-ever California Economic Summit to advance an action-filled agenda to help create more jobs in California and keep the state competitive.

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