CA Fwd News & Insights

2019 Summit video recap: Capturing the energy of the largest Summit so far

Eighth annual gathering brought hundreds to Fresno, capping a year of highlighting inland California economies Read More

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

Wells Fargo commits $400,000 to California Forward to address housing affordability

Investment will create statewide snapshot of housing needs to inform actionable strategies Read More

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

CA Fwd and Summit partners urge California to adopt broadband action policy

Recommendations to Governor encourage a clear directive to prioritize high-speed internet across all regions Read More

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

California’s working landscape makes $333-billion impact on state economy

Industries related to agriculture and natural resources employ 1.5 million in California Read More

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

2019 California Economic Summit Bolsters Commitment to Propel Inland Economic Growth and the California Dream

Largest Summit ever featured Governor Newsom; state higher-education leaders; and discussions on workforce, education, housing, infrastructure, and forest resiliency Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

Summit host Fresno is launch site for California’s Integrated K-16 Collaborative

Education initiative aimed at creating clear pathways through higher education and into good-paying jobs in the region  Read More

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

Monterey to Host the 2020 California Economic Summit

Ninth annual gathering will bring together public, private and civic sector leaders from across the state in December Read More

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

Governor Newsom highlights regional economic initiatives during keynote at the 2019 Summit

Sharing optimism about Fresno’s new economic initiative and the Regions Rise Together events, Newsom addressed 900 at the gathering Read More

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

California Economic Summit attendees collaborate on state’s pressing challenges

From housing to broadband access, the Summit working sessions brainstormed solutions for the coming year  Read More

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

Economic Summit Opens with Investment in Service Opportunities in the Central Valley

$13 million in state funds will be deployed in the region to sponsor scholarships for Californians enrolled in AmeriCorps programs Read More

Kathy Moxon named California Regional Steward Leader of the Year

Redwood Coast leader redefined what prosperity means for her region, including well-being and resiliency Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Steward Leader Awards

Jim Mayer wins 2019 California Steward Leader Award

Former CA Fwd leader made impact during California’s “era of reform” and beyond Read More

Categories: CA Fwd Legacy, California Economic Summit, Steward Leader Awards

Fresno’s Pete Weber earns 2019 California Steward Leader Award

Central Valley leader aims to give back by providing opportunity to Californians in poverty Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Steward Leader Awards

Early college partnership closing Central Valley skilled agricultural worker gap earns Summit award

Wonderful Agriculture Career Prep program helps high school students graduate with a college degree and more Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Lifelong Learning, PIE Contest, 2019 PIE Contest

Northern California program helps formerly incarcerated students step up to land jobs, re-enter community

Anti-recidivism partnership between Shasta College and law enforcement earns Summit workforce training award Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Lifelong Learning, PIE Contest, 2019 PIE Contest

2019 California Economic Summit Playbook released ahead of Fresno gathering

Your guide to the topics and agenda of eighth annual Summit Read More

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

Program filling manufacturing workforce pipeline in the Central Valley earns Summit award

VOLT Institute in Modesto aims to fill skills gap in need of hundreds of workers Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Lifelong Learning, PIE Contest, 2019 PIE Contest

California workforce programs to be honored at the 2019 California Economic Summit

Three partnerships win Summit’s PIE Contest for successfully equipping workers with the skills needed in their region Read More

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

The Social Determinants of Health: Key Drivers Shaping the Quality of Life for People and Communities

New CA Fwd report explores the conditions that shape not only the health of individuals, but the well-being and prosperity of our communities Read More

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

California’s Wildfire Crisis: New Call to Action Report Urges Swift Massive Response

CA Fwd and the California Economic Summit capture the costs of the crisis and the solutions needed to match the scale of the problem Read More

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

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