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 »

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 »

California Economic Summit: Addressing income inequality is critical to California’s prosperity
December 12, 2016 by Jim Mayer and Bill Mueller

California Economic Summit: Addressing income inequality is critical to California’s prosperity

Restoring CA dream will require taking on 3 big challenges: CA Fwd's Jim Mayer & Valley Vision's Bill Mueller Read More »

California Economic Summit: Working to solve California’s thorniest problems
December 09, 2016 by Paul Granillo and Eloy Ortiz Oakley

California Economic Summit: Working to solve California’s thorniest problems

Looking back at Summit's five years of progress restoring upward mobility Read More »

The next emerging issue: How can the Summit help create more middle-income jobs?
December 09, 2016 by Justin Ewers

The next emerging issue: How can the Summit help create more middle-income jobs?

California faces a middle-income jobs gap, a growing issue to be taken up at 2016 California Economic Summit Read More »

The One Million More Acre-Feet Challenge: How the Summit aims to help restore California’s water balance
December 08, 2016 by Justin Ewers

The One Million More Acre-Feet Challenge: How the Summit aims to help restore California’s water balance

Action plan takes on California's water systems and management problems, made even worse by state's five-year-long drought Read More »

The One Million Homes Challenge: How to advance the Summit’s “all of the above” solution
December 07, 2016 by Justin Ewers

The One Million Homes Challenge: How to advance the Summit’s “all of the above” solution

To help the millions of Californians afford housing, coalition created a framework to build more homes of all types Read More »

The One Million Worker Challenge: Where the Summit will go next after year of success
December 06, 2016 by Justin Ewers

The One Million Worker Challenge: Where the Summit will go next after year of success

Next steps in closing California's skills gap and addressing need for more graduates Read More »

VIDEO: The Maddy Report previews 2016 California Economic Summit
November 18, 2016 by John Guenther

VIDEO: The Maddy Report previews 2016 California Economic Summit

CA Fwd President Jim Mayer breaks down the Summit and its mission dedicated to California's regional economies Read More »

Fifth annual California Economic Summit to focus on pathways out of poverty
November 17, 2016 by Ed Coghlan

Fifth annual California Economic Summit to focus on pathways out of poverty

How to participate in state's foremost effort linking regional economies to a strategy for shared prosperity Read More »

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