Forward Thinker [Fawr-werd Thing-ker] ? noun: A member of your community who saw a need and is working to fill it.
As the state of California grapples with increasing deficits, high unemployment, and other systemic issues, it has become unable to fill certain community needs. This is where Forward Thinkers come in ? people just like you and me who decided to step up and fill in where the state has fallen short, helping to improve their community, region, or state and inspiring others to do the same. Learn more about these outstanding Californians, and suggest one yourself.
“The community coming together to support our troops and their families means more than you know.”
- Tandra Johnson
"Our government should challenge both itself and community members to take on leadership roles."
– Richard Zaldivar
"The role of government should be an ability to analyze and understand the science of human development."
— Richard Atlas
“Given the proper tools, citizens will take an active role in government.”
- Mike McKeever