Commentary

California student climate activist visions a sustainable future

Student focuses on opportunities to learn from current crises to support future security Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Voices of Shared Prosperity

Cross-sector collaboration vital to an inclusive economic recovery for California

California economic development leaders share how public-private efforts are the only way to match the scale of big challenges Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Regions Recover Together

Thinking collectively and regionally is inspiring recovery funding strategies

Leveraging state and federal funding with equity in mind will help economic recovery efforts Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Regions Recover Together, Regions Rise Together

New Valley Vision CEO brings focus on regional stewardship to Sacramento area nonprofit

Evan Schmidt takes over during a critical moment for the economic future of the region Read More

Categories: California Stewardship Network

California Stewardship Network welcomes new co-chair

Heidi Hill Drum of the Tahoe Prosperity Center joins Oscar Chavez to lead the network  Read More

Categories: California Stewardship Network

California’s workforce for the 21st century key to its economic recovery

Training workers hurt by downturn for more secure, high-paying jobs is a focus of Regions Rise Together conversation  Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Regions Recover Together

Innovative regional strategies lift up hard-hit California businesses

Efforts to keep small businesses afloat and more resilient shared during Regions Recover Together  Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Regions Recover Together

Addressing racial inequities in the spotlight as regions plan for recovery

How economic planning can build more equity featured during Regions Recover Together workshop Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Regions Recover Together

Hundreds Gather Virtually To Discuss a More Inclusive and Sustainable California

CA Fwd’s Regions Recover Together highlighted the need to create systemic change through an equity lens  Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Regions Recover Together

Sacramento councilmember aims to lift all boats in diverse district

Eric Guerra uses experience in public service and as an immigrant to guide his work addressing inequalities in the city Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, 2020 Summit, Voices of Shared Prosperity

Resilience Fund Aiding Small Businesses in Sierra Communities Hit by Pandemic

Low interest micro-loans offered to keep Truckee – North Lake Tahoe businesses going Read More

Categories: California Stewardship Network, California Economic Summit, Resiliency

Community leaders meet virtually to drive real recovery in California’s Redwood Coast region

Regional leaders coordinate local efforts through the COVID Economic Resilience Consortium Read More

Editorial: Seven things Californians can do right now to fight structural racism

"One idea for how to do that comes from California Forward..." Read More

Nothing is changed until it is faced

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CA Fwd Makes the Case to Legislators for Funding of Workforce Training

Investments in online community college and career technical education vital to California’s recovery Read More

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

Housing package in Legislature aimed at streamlining construction, converting retail property

SB 1385 would help turn vacant commercial spaces into residential homes Read More

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

The give and take of enterprise offers hope in California’s wildfire crisis

North Bay group identifying monetary benefits that can flow from healthy, resilient forests Read More

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

New California bill could expand land available for more homes

Underutilized commercial land is potential resource in helping to solve California's housing crisis Read More

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

Creating an investment strategy for California’s economic recovery

Four ways to use the state budget to get Californians back to work and upwardly mobile Read More

Categories: Fiscal Reform, Budget Reform, State Budget, Economy, Creating Jobs, Micah Weinberg

California’s Digital Divide — COVID-19 And What We Do Now?

WATCH: Catch up on progress toward Broadband For All with a recent CA Fwd virtual event Read More

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

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