Reporting: Affordable Housing

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 »

Community College soft skills program scales to meet growing employer demand
December 08, 2016 by Amber Nelson

Community College soft skills program scales to meet growing employer demand

Soft skills like communication can make a big difference to students looking to land jobs, even in technical fields 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 »

California students can see sizable pay increase after earning health care certifications
December 02, 2016 by Amber Nelson

California students can see sizable pay increase after earning health care certifications

New report shows finishing California Community Colleges health care programs can pay off for students significantly Read More »

VIDEO: Why finding solutions to California’s housing crisis is everybody’s problem
December 01, 2016 by John Guenther

VIDEO: Why finding solutions to California’s housing crisis is everybody’s problem

Expert shares ideas about what it will take for California to match scale of housing crisis Read More »

“Made to Order” aerospace workforce built by collaboration of community, college and industry
November 23, 2016 by Amber Nelson

“Made to Order” aerospace workforce built by collaboration of community, college and industry

Southern California manufacturing giant working with local college and community to close regional skills gaps. 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 »

VIDEO: How California housing becomes a health care issue
November 10, 2016 by Ed Coghlan

VIDEO: How California housing becomes a health care issue

The housing affordability gap puts drag on the economy in many ways, including impacting the health of families Read More »

The 1,000,000 Homes Challenge: Will workers who build new housing be left housing cost-burdened?
November 10, 2016 by Alex Lantsberg, AICP & Scott Littlehale

The 1,000,000 Homes Challenge: Will workers who build new housing be left housing cost-burdened?

Housing costs have outpaced wages of many construction workers across California's regions Read More »

How California’s lack of affordable housing can take toll on human health
November 09, 2016 by Nadine Ono

How California’s lack of affordable housing can take toll on human health

The struggle to cover housing needs and other costs can lead to toxic levels of stress and poor decision making. Read More »

California’s Housing Crisis, Construction Labor, & the Costs of Multi-Family Housing
November 09, 2016 by Alex Lantsberg, AICP & Scott Littlehale

California’s Housing Crisis, Construction Labor, & the Costs of Multi-Family Housing

Research looks into the impact of wages on the construction costs of housing Read More »

California’s energy goals will require more advanced energy workers to fill gaps
November 03, 2016 by Amber Nelson

California’s energy goals will require more advanced energy workers to fill gaps

California Community Colleges partner with private sector to train a workforce needed for state's ambitious clean energy plan Read More »

California Community Colleges aim to instill entrepreneurial mindset to next generation
November 01, 2016 by Amber Nelson

California Community Colleges aim to instill entrepreneurial mindset to next generation

Programs intro students to entrepreneurial thinking to solve problems at school, work and in their lives Read More »

Soft skills gap in healthcare industry prompts new training toolkit
October 28, 2016 by Linda Zorn

Soft skills gap in healthcare industry prompts new training toolkit

New workforce initiative provides employers with tools to boost the soft skills vital to the medical field. Read More »

Commentary: With no state action on roads, regional solutions needed
October 26, 2016 by Mark Pisano and Sean Randolph

Commentary: With no state action on roads, regional solutions needed

The next generation of transportation solutions need to be created at the local and regional level Read More »

New McKinsey report offers 15 big ideas for tackling California’s housing crisis
October 25, 2016 by Justin Ewers

New McKinsey report offers 15 big ideas for tackling California’s housing crisis

Housing toolkit quantifies how many housing units the different policy options could produce Read More »

SoCal planning leader calls housing issue one for California
October 18, 2016 by Ed Coghlan

SoCal planning leader calls housing issue one for California

Four steps to start closing the state's gap in affordable housing from leader of SCAG Read More »

VIDEO: Voices in California housing talk about getting past “No” at local level
October 17, 2016 by Ed Coghlan

VIDEO: Voices in California housing talk about getting past “No” at local level

Housing crisis prompted SoCal housing summit to highlight both the consequences of not building and local strategies for boosting supply Read More »

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