CA Fwd News & Insights

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

Report: Aligning L.A.’s available middle-skill jobs and worker skills a must

Region’s community colleges to play key role in filling more than 200,000 job openings Read More

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

VIDEO: Adapting community colleges to the new economy

System's workforce development leader aims to increase apprenticeships and entrepreneurial skill training  Read More

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

CA Fwd Adds Four Golden State Leaders to Its Leadership Council

New members bring a range of private, public and non-profit sector experience to the organization Read More

Categories: Press Releases, Leadership Council, CA Dream Team

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

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