May 10, 2019 by Ed Coghlan

Governor Newsom to spotlight inland regional economic plan at 2019 California Economic Summit

New initiative launched to elevate ideas from inland regions and build a comprehensive economic plan Read More »

Empower Local Communities to Close the Digital Divide
May 08, 2019 by Greg Norton

Empower Local Communities to Close the Digital Divide

Priority should be placed on equitable broadband access, not the next big thing for the fortunate few Read More »

Economic dignity for all should drive California’s policy priorities
April 02, 2019 by Jonathan Hasak

Economic dignity for all should drive California’s policy priorities

Commentary: Job creation and training programs based this core value could better tackle economic inequality Read More »

California communities taking stock of immigration crackdown’s economic impact
March 28, 2019 by Ed Coghlan

California communities taking stock of immigration crackdown’s economic impact

Discussion in Los Angeles explored workforce issues related to the policy battles Read More »

Newsom Economic Chief Briefs CA Fwd and CA Stewardship Network Leaders on Budget Priorities
February 07, 2019 by Ed Coghlan

Newsom Economic Chief Briefs CA Fwd and CA Stewardship Network Leaders on Budget Priorities

Lenny Mendonca talked about the priority issues for the new Administration and where the Summit goals align Read More »

New “Strong Start Index” Designed to Help California’s Children to Thrive and Succeed
February 04, 2019 by Deb Kollars

New “Strong Start Index” Designed to Help California’s Children to Thrive and Succeed

Data tool will link info gathered about every child at birth to analyze the resources available in California communities Read More »

A closer look at where the Governor’s budget connects to the Summit Roadmap to Shared Prosperity
January 21, 2019 by CA Fwd Staff

A closer look at where the Governor’s budget connects to the Summit Roadmap to Shared Prosperity

Major elements of the Roadmap align with the proposed budget plan released by the Governor this month Read More »

Renewed efforts at fighting poverty in California taking shape
December 07, 2018 by Deb Kollars

Renewed efforts at fighting poverty in California taking shape

Legislature's task force recommendations, paired with new and innovative Summit initiatives, mark a path forward Read More »

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

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