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to restore the dream we must:

  1. Create More Middle Class Jobs
  2. Promote Cost Effective Public Services
  3. Create Accountability for Results
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CAFwd calls for action from Legislature

Our Path Toward Trust offers reform ideas necessary to restore confidence in elected officials Read more »

VIDEO: California Rainy Day Fund—an idea whose time has come

Boom and bust can no longer define our budgeting Read more »

Putting a face on public safety realignment in California

We explore how AB109 is helping put an end to the revolving door of state prison facilities Read more »

From the News Desk

Today is final day to register to vote in November election

While online voter registration has boosted the number of 18-24 year olds added to the voter registration rolls, young people remain underrepresented as a proportion of the state’s overall electorate Read more

California farmers unite to adapt to climate change

Farmer-led group is collaborating to seek out innovations worldwide to tackle the potential impact of climate change on agriculture in California and nationwide. Read more

Proposition 2 receives overwhelming endorsements from across the political spectrum

Proposition 2 captures revenue spikes, doubles the size of California's rainy day fund and accelerates paying down the state’s “wall of debt” Read more

VIDEO: Long Beach city councilman asks residents how they would spend $250,000

Less than three months into his first term, Long Beach City Councilmember Rex Richardson is already proving he’s not afraid to shake up City Hall. Read more

Pete Peterson on Millennial civic engagement: Know the challenges

If there’s one thing I've learned, it’s that what works to increase engagement for one group or community might not be what works for another. This is particularly true for Millennials, who face different civic engagement challenges than other generations. Read more

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