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 »

VIDEO: Summit brings together California leaders in divisive times
December 06, 2018 by John Guenther

VIDEO: Summit brings together California leaders in divisive times

Watch leaders from around the state talk about the value of the Summit during the 2018 statewide gathering Read More »

Fresno to Host 2019 California Economic Summit
November 19, 2018 by California Economic Summit

Fresno to Host 2019 California Economic Summit

Governor-elect Gavin Newsom thanks Summit’s efforts to advance equitable and sustainable prosperity for all Read More »

View from the Summit: Helping regions stay resilient and rise together
November 16, 2018 by Nadine Ono

View from the Summit: Helping regions stay resilient and rise together

Day Two of Summit honored stewards of California and workforce partnerships elevating Californians Read More »

Watch the 2018 Summit Opening Video
November 16, 2018 by John Guenther

Watch the 2018 Summit Opening Video

Watch the video that kicked off Day Two of this year's California Economic Summit 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 »

As Fires Burn: It’s Time to Take Climate Change Seriously in Rural California
November 13, 2018 by R.V. Scheide

As Fires Burn: It’s Time to Take Climate Change Seriously in Rural California

More than half of the state’s forestland may need treatment—an opportunity to grow jobs Read More »

What is the Role of Higher Education in the Gig Economy?
November 13, 2018 by Van Ton-Quinlivan

What is the Role of Higher Education in the Gig Economy?

Barriers can leave even college graduates left out of the growing gig economy Read More »

2018 Summit Preview: The One Million Challenges
November 09, 2018 by Justin Ewers

2018 Summit Preview: The One Million Challenges

With a new year and new governor, what's next in Summit housing, workforce, water, and middle-income job initiatives Read More »

University of California’s Glenda Humiston wins 2018 California Steward Leader Award
November 09, 2018 by Nadine Ono

University of California’s Glenda Humiston wins 2018 California Steward Leader Award

Bringing rural issues and the state's working landscapes to the forefront helped earned leader annual Summit award Read More »

2018 Summit Preview: Elevating the CA Dream. Ensuring Resiliency in Every Community.
November 08, 2018 by Justin Ewers

2018 Summit Preview: Elevating the CA Dream. Ensuring Resiliency in Every Community.

Outlining a strategy to address rising costs, growing economic inequality, and expanding impacts of climate change Read More »

Inland Empire’s Paul Granillo named Regional Steward of the Year
November 06, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

Inland Empire’s Paul Granillo named Regional Steward of the Year

Leader gave the region a bigger voice in economic decisions being made at the state and federal level Read More »

The Golden State’s economy shines brighter when rural California is thriving
November 06, 2018 by Rex Bohn

The Golden State’s economy shines brighter when rural California is thriving

Rural County Representatives of California leader shares the top three strategies for lifting up rural communities Read More »

California Economic Summit Coming to Santa Rosa
November 01, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

California Economic Summit Coming to Santa Rosa

California regional and state leaders gather to address key economic issues facing the Golden State Read More »

Silicon Valley partnership graduating low-income Californians into health care careers
October 24, 2018 by California Economic Summit

Silicon Valley partnership graduating low-income Californians into health care careers

Successful workforce program earned Summit award for filling skilled health care worker gap in region 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 »

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 »

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