November 15, 2018 by Nadine Ono

View from the Summit: Resiliency in the wake of fires and more brings focus, urgency to work

Day One of the 2018 Summit introduced new economic priorities for the year and poignant reminders of dislocation Read More »

Keeping the CA Dream alive and thriving in the Central Valley
November 14, 2018 by Garth Stapley

Keeping the CA Dream alive and thriving in the Central Valley

How can the Valley lure more business and turn around some of the problems of rural California? Read More »

Humboldt County: An Economy in Transition
November 13, 2018 by Daniel Mintz

Humboldt County: An Economy in Transition

As the region's timber and cannabis industries evolve, a diversifying economy is growing jobs in other sectors Read More »

Resilient rural communities built on upgraded infrastructure, faster broadband for all
November 12, 2018 by Kevin Cann

Resilient rural communities built on upgraded infrastructure, faster broadband for all

Any prescription to elevate California's rural areas should include improvements to digital and traditional infrastructure Read More »

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

Connections and advantages of the digital world elude rural California
October 04, 2018 by Deborah Kollars

Connections and advantages of the digital world elude rural California

Less than half of rural households have adequate broadband access 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 »

California gubernatorial candidates weigh in on child poverty
May 30, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

California gubernatorial candidates weigh in on child poverty

Fifth largest economy in the world has almost two million children living in poverty Read More »

A Year-Round Opportunity To Fight Poverty in California
April 25, 2018 by Josh Fryday

A Year-Round Opportunity To Fight Poverty in California

Tax credit for working Californians helps improve health and education outcomes for families Read More »

VIDEO: How a vibrant rural California helps entire economy
November 16, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

VIDEO: How a vibrant rural California helps entire economy

Summit leaders on how stronger urban-rural links and better broadband can benefit all regions Read More »

California tree die-off could help bring new life to rural economies
November 07, 2017 by Nadine Ono

California tree die-off could help bring new life to rural economies

How next-generation biomass industry could help with sustainability and economic development Read More »

Elevate CA: Closing California’s digital divide essential to closing its opportunity gap
November 02, 2017 by Sunne Wright McPeak

Elevate CA: Closing California’s digital divide essential to closing its opportunity gap

The unconnected and underconnected face more hurdles than most to learn and earn Read More »

An Eye on the Future of the California Economy — More than the Numbers
November 01, 2017 by John Chiang

An Eye on the Future of the California Economy — More than the Numbers

John Chiang on steps to rebuild the state's middle class Read More »

Elevate CA: Investment in California’s youngest is an investment in the future
October 30, 2017 by Alejandra Campoverdi

Elevate CA: Investment in California’s youngest is an investment in the future

Early education and health programs help children start school better prepared to learn Read More »

Elevate CA: Helping California students get ahead can start with a free breakfast
October 26, 2017 by Laura Capps

Elevate CA: Helping California students get ahead can start with a free breakfast

There is such a thing as a free lunch (and breakfast) and millions of California kids skip it Read More »

Elevate CA: Socially responsible stimulus shows a greener way to growth
October 24, 2017 by Ibrahim AlHusseini

Elevate CA: Socially responsible stimulus shows a greener way to growth

Investment in socially responsible businesses big and small can be used promote equity Read More »

Elevate CA: Employee ownership is a better, cheaper, fairer economic development strategy
October 17, 2017 by Corey Rosen

Elevate CA: Employee ownership is a better, cheaper, fairer economic development strategy

Companies using employee ownership plans generate 2.5 percent more jobs per year Read More »

Elevate CA: Life experience shaped UC regent’s passion for expanding access to higher education
October 12, 2017 by Victor Abalos

Elevate CA: Life experience shaped UC regent’s passion for expanding access to higher education

Maria Anguiano aims to make a UC degree more affordable and valuable in 21st century economy Read More »

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