Forward Thinker [Fawr-werd Thing-ker] ? noun: A member of your community who saw a need and is working to fill it.
As the state of California grapples with increasing deficits, high unemployment, and other systemic issues, it has become unable to fill certain community needs. This is where Forward Thinkers come in ? people just like you and me who decided to step up and fill in where the state has fallen short, helping to improve their community, region, or state and inspiring others to do the same. Learn more about these outstanding Californians, and suggest one yourself.
“My dream for California is that our state someday will be completely powered by sustainable energy."
— Aitan Grossman
"I want to see all Californians able to pursue their goals and dreams."
- Wornel Simpson
“At the end of the day, it’s about preserving and protecting our quality of life.”
- Brandon Shamim
To make a difference in your community, you must first take care of yourself.
- Diana Ramos
“Where you grow up matters. It is a pivotal component of whether a child will thrive or sink."
- Gisselle Acevedo