January 11, 2017 by John Guenther

Storms put dent in drought but not the need to restore California’s water balance

Recent rains have been good news for state's water reserves but op-ed argues for more sustainable water management Read More »

Community Colleges and Inland Empire manufacturers build training center to close skills gap
January 10, 2017 by Amber Nelson

Community Colleges and Inland Empire manufacturers build training center to close skills gap

Collaboration helps train more skilled workers to meet local demand as older workers retire and technology changes Read More »

College creates career center dedicated to helping career technical education students
January 06, 2017 by Amber Nelson

College creates career center dedicated to helping career technical education students

CTE students sometimes can require support and career help different from students on traditional transfer pathways Read More »

No one is coming to the rescue to solve California’s housing crisis. So let’s do it ourselves.
January 05, 2017 by Lenny Mendonca and Pete Weber

No one is coming to the rescue to solve California’s housing crisis. So let’s do it ourselves.

Even with all the housing bills signed into law last year, the governor and Legislature missed the opportunity to sufficiently respond to the crisis 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 »

Governor’s housing department releases list of options for addressing California’s housing crisis
January 04, 2017 by Justin Ewers

Governor’s housing department releases list of options for addressing California’s housing crisis

A third of California renters spend more than half their income on housing costs, says new report 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 »

Specialty nurse shortage prompts program promoting “high fidelity” training
December 29, 2016 by Amber Nelson

Specialty nurse shortage prompts program promoting “high fidelity” training

Data shows a need for more than 6,000 newly qualified nurses in Southern California alone. Read More »

Northrop Grumman finds success collaborating with community colleges
December 22, 2016 by Amber Nelson

Northrop Grumman finds success collaborating with community colleges

Aerospace manufacturing manager talks about effort to boost SoCal regional workforce 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 »

New chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley shares vision for California Community Colleges
December 19, 2016 by Ed Coghlan

New chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley shares vision for California Community Colleges

Education leader talks about how the colleges can move more students into 21st century jobs 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 »

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