CA Fwd News & Insights

Growing California’s health workforce gains added priority and new partnerships

Nonprofit aimed at closing allied health care worker gap finds new partners in California Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Health and Well-being, Lifelong Learning

California Cradle-to-Career Collaborative pivots to COVID-19 Response

Coalition will turn to solving how to continue vital services for families and students Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Lifelong Learning, Pete Weber

Instilling economy, environment, and equity in California’s next generation of leaders

Steward Leadership Program grads learn how to “negotiate” their communities’ triple bottom line Read More

Categories: California Stewardship Network

Regional Economic Sustainability Becomes Critical as California Faces Unprecedented Crisis

New legislation would empower regions and encourage the public, private, nonprofit, and philanthropy sectors to work together Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Regions Rise Together

Coronavirus Impact Highlights Need for Expanded Broadband in California

Unconnected Californians face difficult choices as schools go online only  Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Housing, Mobility and Connectivity, Broadband

California training partnership could solidify a workforce ready for construction

San Bernardino Community College District pilot is part of program to close the industry’s workforce gap like  Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Lifelong Learning

Will we have enough health care workers to care for our aging population?

The need for a larger health care workforce is a structural issue that no one entity can solve on its own Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Lifelong Learning

Commentary: How the business community can protect the health of employees and enterprises

The Los Angeles area’s global economic role is being impacted by the spread of the coronavirus Read More

Categories: California Stewardship Network

New California Bills Empower Regional Economic Sustainability

California Economic Summit priorities built into legislation introduced this session Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Housing, Mobility and Connectivity, Regions Rise Together

Mass Timber Building Competition Showcases Cross-Cutting Benefits of Innovative Wood Products

California rewards proposals that make use of advanced wood building techniques Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Ecosystem Vitality and Working Landscapes, Wildfires

Central Valley Community College Leaders Form Caucus to Advocate for Full Funding

Group calls for improvements to new funding formula Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Lifelong Learning

New Study highlights critical options for achieving California’s carbon neutrality goal

Restoring natural lands and converting biomass showcased as cost-effective ways to hit 2045 target Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Ecosystem Vitality and Working Landscapes

California needs to recommit to an All of the Above housing strategy

After SB 50 setback and fallout, a broader, inclusive solution is needed to address crisis Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Housing, Mobility and Connectivity

UNITE-LA’s Alma Salazar Earns National Recognition for Workforce Efforts

Long-time champion of improving California’s workforce preparation policies wins national skills award Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Lifelong Learning

Protecting California’s Water Assets: State Releases New Water Resilience Portfolio

100 actions to ensure long-term water resilience detailed in new plan Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Ecosystem Vitality and Working Landscapes

Newsom Budget Points to a Regional, Inclusive Way Forward

Funds supporting a regions-up approach to solving problems aligns with CA Fwd and Summit priorities Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Housing, Mobility and Connectivity, Broadband, Ecosystem Vitality and Working Landscapes, Lifelong Learning, Prosperous Economies, Thriving Workers, Gavin Newsom, State Budget

California’s North State Region Eyes Housing and Workforce Solutions

Forecast: Continued growth in area will require recovering lost housing stock and building more to match needs  Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Housing, Mobility and Connectivity

CA Fwd’s Comments on Governor Newsom’s 2020-21 Budget Proposal

Funding for regional solutions that bring together public, private, and civic leaders is key to solving California's challenges Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Fiscal Reform, Budget Reform, Rainy Day Fund, State Budget

Industry-labor partnership creates nonprofit to fill California’s health care workforce gap

Kaiser Permanente and health care worker union to invest $130 million to establish education and training nonprofit Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Lifelong Learning

VIDEO: CA Leaders Applaud CA Economic Summit

What lifted us up in 2019? Californians saying nice things about the Summit, plus more in our year-end blog Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

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