CA Fwd News & Insights

Beneficiaries of Headwater Forests Can Be Key Partners in Developing More Resilient California

Report: Win-win nature of improving forest health benefits water supply, community well-being, and climate resiliency beyond the rural regions Read More

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

2020 PIE Contest Opens to Honor Employer-Education Workforce Programs

Nominations now accepted for fourth annual Partnerships For Industry and Education competition  Read More

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

Forestry training program helping cut wildfire risk and create jobs, ecosystem benefits

New Central Valley Forestry Corps augments fire fighting and forest restoration activities Read More

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

What major shifts in manufacturing mean for workforce training in Los Angeles Basin

Report: Opportunities open for middle-skill workers trained at area community colleges  Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Lifelong Learning, Prosperous Economies, Thriving Workers, Education

Innovative wood products hold potential for healthier forests and statewide carbon benefits

Study: Reducing wildfire risk just one benefit of finding new uses for excess woody materials  Read More

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

Broad coalition calls for inclusive regional economic planning in state’s recovery

Legislation would create path for more collaboration between local, nonprofit, business, and philanthropy leaders in California's regions Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Regions Rise Together

Rural California county helps close academic and digital divides

Student performance and families benefit from school-based program offering low-cost internet access Read More

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

We can rebuild a better California in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

CA Fwd CEO Micah Weinberg on recommitting to an equitable and accountable California for all Read More

Categories: California Stewardship Network, California Economic Summit, Building Blocks of the CA Dream, Micah Weinberg

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

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