August 17, 2017 by Nadine Ono

New Community College Pilot Helps Internationally Trained Nurses Obtain California State License

Internationally trained nurses face a difficult barrier to practice in California. Grossmont College's Single Subject Course pilot is one example of improving the workforce pipeline by providing international healthcare workers access to courses needed obtain their state license Read More »

CA Economic Summit to honor employers and educators working together
July 27, 2017 by California Economic Summit

CA Economic Summit to honor employers and educators working together

Contest will reward partnerships aimed at training the skills needed for 21st century economy Read More »

California Economic Summit’s “regions up” approach attracting top support
July 19, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

California Economic Summit’s “regions up” approach attracting top support

Ambitious but possible solutions to housing and other problems resonate with large partner in effort Read More »

Elevate CA: California can lead the nation in rebuilding upward mobility
July 12, 2017 by California Economic Summit

Elevate CA: California can lead the nation in rebuilding upward mobility

State's higher education leaders endorse new effort to raise awareness of issue Read More »

Registration opens for 2017 California Economic Summit
June 28, 2017 by California Economic Summit

Registration opens for 2017 California Economic Summit

Sixth annual statewide gathering will address some of the biggest economic security questions of the day. Read More »

California’s big challenges need bipartisan solutions, say Republican mayor & Democratic union leader
June 19, 2017 by Dave Regan and Ashley Swearengin

California’s big challenges need bipartisan solutions, say Republican mayor & Democratic union leader

Opinion: Middle way that grows middle-class jobs, tackles housing could inspire change across country Read More »

2017 California Economic Summit heading to San Diego
May 30, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

2017 California Economic Summit heading to San Diego

Sixth annual event tackling housing, workforce, water problems hindering upward mobility Read More »

Roadmap to accelerate middle-income job growth needed for California
May 01, 2017 by James Gollub

Roadmap to accelerate middle-income job growth needed for California

State's economy will depend on creating more jobs for Californians in the middle class, in poverty, and economically fragile. Read More »

VIDEO: Decline of upward mobility in California must be reversed
April 03, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

VIDEO: Decline of upward mobility in California must be reversed

Whether or not California's next generations do better than their parents has a lot to do with these local factors Read More »

Assembly hearings focused on raising more Californians into middle class
March 02, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

Assembly hearings focused on raising more Californians into middle class

JEDE Committee takes up questions about poverty and misalignment of policies that should combat it Read More »

Bill Mueller: For Trump, we should prove, not provoke
January 20, 2017 by Bill Mueller

Bill Mueller: For Trump, we should prove, not provoke

Show why the California experiment, which values economic, environmental, and social progress, is working Read More »

VIDEO: California Economic Summit earns high marks for its priorities and broad coalition
January 05, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

VIDEO: California Economic Summit earns high marks for its priorities and broad coalition

Public and private leaders from all over the state say the Summit is addressing the right challenges Read More »

VIDEO: Watch all of Day Two from the 2016 California Economic Summit
January 05, 2017 by John Guenther

VIDEO: Watch all of Day Two from the 2016 California Economic Summit

Panels on upward mobility, workforce, water and housing featured Ashley Swearengin, Gavin Newsom, Chad Mayes, and Darrell Steinberg Read More »

Video wrap-up: California Economic Summit aims to restore upward mobility
December 30, 2016 by Ed Coghlan

Video wrap-up: California Economic Summit aims to restore upward mobility

Watch highlights from the 2016 Summit which drew more than 500 Californians to refine a roadmap to shared prosperity Read More »

Summit opening video sums up 2016 progress, kicks off 2017 work ahead
December 20, 2016 by John Guenther

Summit opening video sums up 2016 progress, kicks off 2017 work ahead

Opening video and closing words of this year's Summit provided springboard for tackling housing, water and workforce problems Read More »

Tell Stories! 2016 Summit wraps with call to action for 2017
December 16, 2016 by Ed Coghlan

Tell Stories! 2016 Summit wraps with call to action for 2017

An inspiring request to show the rest of the country what's possible closed out the fifth annual Summit in Sacramento Read More »

Summit: Strong supply of housing and water key to upward mobility in California
December 16, 2016 by Nadine Ono

Summit: Strong supply of housing and water key to upward mobility in California

Leaders at 2016 Summit also turned attention to addressing state's housing crisis and water management problems Read More »

California Economic Summit: Going Beyond Random Acts of Excellence
December 15, 2016 by Bill Mueller

California Economic Summit: Going Beyond Random Acts of Excellence

How the Summit provides a forum, outside the state capitol, for Californians to find common ground to solve problems Read More »

Day Two: Reinforcing California’s higher education system for the future critical to workforce pipeline
December 14, 2016 by Nadine Ono

Day Two: Reinforcing California’s higher education system for the future critical to workforce pipeline

California leaders at Summit sound alarm about low educational attainment and needed investment into higher education Read More »

Challenges of housing, workforce and water take spotlight on Day One of 2016 Summit
December 13, 2016 by Nadine Ono

Challenges of housing, workforce and water take spotlight on Day One of 2016 Summit

Action teams gathered to brainstorm ideas that tackle top issues putting a drag on California's upward mobility Read More »

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