October 17, 2018 by Deborah Kollars

Solid research on rural challenges paved way forward for Elevate Rural CA initiative

Promising economic solutions to rural impediments are ready for a renewed push Read More »

Workforce training programs take the prize in the Summit’s annual PIE Contest for 2018
October 11, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

Workforce training programs take the prize in the Summit’s annual PIE Contest for 2018

Four partnerships earned awards for responding to workforce needs in their region Read More »

EVENT: How to build a Maker ecosystem in your region
October 10, 2018 by John Guenther

EVENT: How to build a Maker ecosystem in your region

Cultivating a creative and innovative workforce will be focus of upcoming Santa Rosa tour Read More »

Upgrading aging, inadequate water systems of rural California will elevate entire state
October 09, 2018 by Deborah Kollars

Upgrading aging, inadequate water systems of rural California will elevate entire state

Smaller, dispersed communities struggle to meet current and future water needs Read More »

How innovative wood products could help cut California wildfires, advance forest resiliency and economic prosperity
October 08, 2018 by Deborah Kollars

How innovative wood products could help cut California wildfires, advance forest resiliency and economic prosperity

Restoration of state's forested lands will play a critical role in its overall environmental, social and economic well-being Read More »

California water and land use leaders aim to protect state’s groundwater
October 08, 2018 by California Economic Summit

California water and land use leaders aim to protect state’s groundwater

Conversation on policies to get more water in the ground continues at 2018 Summit Read More »

VIDEO: How bridging the early childhood care gap helps elevate California
October 03, 2018 by John Guenther

VIDEO: How bridging the early childhood care gap helps elevate California

Expanding early education helps low-income families facing tough decisions on childcare, say advocates Read More »

A renewed drive for more cost-effective early childhood investment in California
October 02, 2018 by Deborah Kollars

A renewed drive for more cost-effective early childhood investment in California

Early childhood advocates seek employer involvement and a sharpened strategy at this year's Summit Read More »

How to spur prosperity in overlooked rural California and benefit the entire state
October 01, 2018 by Nadine Ono

How to spur prosperity in overlooked rural California and benefit the entire state

Three ways the CA Economic Summit aims to improve the economic portrait of rural parts of the state Read More »

One year after fires, Sonoma County drives to meet housing goals
September 24, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

One year after fires, Sonoma County drives to meet housing goals

Leaders gathered to reenergize housing work post-fires and beyond Read More »

VIDEO: California’s next governor talks about the promise of community colleges
August 31, 2018 by John Guenther

VIDEO: California’s next governor talks about the promise of community colleges

Two remaining candidates share how they'd improve the largest community college system in the country Read More »

CA Fwd releases report assessing Sonoma’s progress toward “resiliency” after 2017 fires
June 28, 2018 by Justin Ewers

CA Fwd releases report assessing Sonoma’s progress toward “resiliency” after 2017 fires

Additional detailed analysis to be presented at 2018 Summit in Santa Rosa Read More »

CA Economic Summit host committee grants contribute to success of San Diego nonprofits
June 20, 2018 by Mary Lydon

CA Economic Summit host committee grants contribute to success of San Diego nonprofits

Checking in on beneficiaries of last year's Summit host committee fundraising Read More »

Registration opens for 2018 California Economic Summit
June 01, 2018 by John Guenther

Registration opens for 2018 California Economic Summit

Seventh annual statewide gathering takes on California's upward mobility, housing, workforce challenges Read More »

VIDEO: Candidates for California governor set sights on the housing crisis
May 07, 2018 by John Guenther

VIDEO: Candidates for California governor set sights on the housing crisis

As prices skyrocket, gubernatorial candidates share a game plan for more affordable housing Read More »

CA Economic Summit sets sights on upward mobility, launches 2018 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity
February 01, 2018 by Justin Ewers

CA Economic Summit sets sights on upward mobility, launches 2018 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity

Updated strategy takes on the biggest challenges that are widening the prosperity gap across the state Read More »

California Economic Summit Awards San Diego Nonprofits For Job Creation, Housing Affordability and Quality of Life
January 08, 2018 by Mary Lydon

California Economic Summit Awards San Diego Nonprofits For Job Creation, Housing Affordability and Quality of Life

Grants will help fund triple bottom line efforts in region that hosted 2017 Summit Read More »

Summit Wrap-up: Rebuilding economic mobility in 2017 and beyond
December 28, 2017 by John Guenther

Summit Wrap-up: Rebuilding economic mobility in 2017 and beyond

This year represented a renewed focus on lifting up more Californians including those hit by massive wildfires. Read More »

VIDEO: Governor candidates make their case for how to renew CA Dream
December 19, 2017 by John Guenther

VIDEO: Governor candidates make their case for how to renew CA Dream

Candidates talk role of higher education and workforce training in combating poverty Read More »

VIDEO: Reviving the California Dream needs elevated solutions & leaders
December 05, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

VIDEO: Reviving the California Dream needs elevated solutions & leaders

As 2018 approaches, are we ready to Elevate CA? Read More »

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