Commentary

Climate Impacts Highlighting Need For Summit’s Public-Private Solution Space

California's wildfire crisis intensifies Summit year-round collaborative work Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, 2020 Summit

Reducing Health Disparities Through Collective Action

Community health care advocate uses personal background to find common ground Read More

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

Providing capital for housing is key to affordability and a healthy community

How a San Diego leader is working to transform neighborhoods Read More

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

Nominations now open for annual California Steward Leader Awards

Award recognizes Californians who demonstrate exemplary steward leadership Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, 2020 Summit

New State Broadband Action Plan Seeks Community-Based Input

First of two listening sessions draws diverse group of regional leaders Read More

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

Commentary: Join us as we look toward the future

What is the future of the Bakersfield-Kern region? Read More

Report: Does state tax policy discourage housing production?

New report by SPUR and CA FWD delves into the relationship between tax policy and production of housing that is affordable  Read More

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

Creating Equal Access to Oral Health Care

Four-year college graduate goes back to school to upskill and contribute to community health Read More

Categories: California Dream Index, California Economic Summit, Voices of Shared Prosperity, California Dream Index

2020 California Economic Summit Opens Registration

Governor Gavin Newsom and Secretary Leon Panetta among the leaders headlining virtual event Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, 2020 Summit

What inclusive economic recovery can look like – lessons from Fresno

Inclusive economic development catalyzes a diverse set of leaders to create a shared agenda that expands middle class opportunity.  Read More

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

Internet providers must take lead on closing digital divide

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recent executive order directing state agencies to address the digital divide is a great start. But leadership must go beyond government. Internet access is a 21st century civil right. Read More

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

Story of a life inside “the system” averted by an opportunity and education in the law

Internship inspired a calling to become a lawyer after young woman's early, first-hand experience in the justice system  Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Voices of Shared Prosperity

Community college serving as foundation for social transformation

Student uses community college to redirect career path and elevate opportunities for others Read More

Categories: California Dream Index, California Economic Summit, Voices of Shared Prosperity, California Dream Index

CA Fwd launches Young Leaders Advisory Council

Group supports intergenerational solutions for policy development at the California Economic Summit and beyond Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Voices of Shared Prosperity

Steps California can take now to reimagine an equitable recovery

Radical new ways of funding infrastructure investment must be central to any agenda for an equitable economic recovery. Here’s what the state can do. Read More

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

Leading From The Center in The Central Valley

From Iraq to Modesto, how Stanislaus Community Foundation leaders’ journey informed approach to bring real change. Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Voices of Shared Prosperity

Roundtable Presents Discussion on Proposed Accountability Model for Law Enforcement

Conversation centered on idea to “price out” misconduct in public safety agencies Read More

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative

Compromise on Broadband Bills Necessary to Address California’s Digital Crisis

Three key elements that are crucial to address this year: funding, speed and regulatory reform.  Read More

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

Rental assistance program helping lift up struggling Coachella Valley residents

Low-income workers sidelined in vulnerable industries find relief from regional fund Read More

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

Making good on the promise of California higher education by expanding access

Former president of Cal State Student Association uses family's immigration and education experiences to support increased access for all Californians Read More

Categories: California Dream Index, California Economic Summit, Voices of Shared Prosperity, California Dream Index

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