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Santa Cruz County supervisors unanimously approve CA Fwd jail recommendations

Study showing most arrests drug and alcohol related could lead to better outcomes and cost savings for county Read More

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

Roadmap to accelerate middle-income job growth needed for California

State's economy will depend on creating more jobs for Californians in the middle class, in poverty, and economically fragile. Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Elevate CA

Specialists embedded in Riverside County jail help stabilize, treat mentally ill inmates

Program aims to better transition inmates into general population and eventually into the community Read More

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

Prominent Californians Join CA Fwd Leadership Council

Four new members elected, growing the bipartisan and diverse group of leaders dedicated to a better California Read More

Climate Change and Our Inner Elephant Part 2: Measuring Success for Climate and Economy

California should create climate policies with triple-bottom-line metrics that other states and nations will want to emulate Read More

Categories: Leadership Council, Pete Weber

Pete Weber: Climate Change and Our Inner Elephant

Looking at California climate policies through a triple-bottom-line lens Read More

Categories: Leadership Council, Pete Weber

Program pays for technical skill interns earning experience, salary in Inland Empire

Work to close skills gap and employers in region will benefit from interns paid via grant Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

California Economic Summit presents new housing series A Way Home for CA

Stories will highlight the cost of the housing crisis and how cities are working to solve the problem themselves Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

Expanded substance abuse treatment finds success in Riverside County

Residents seeking treatment previously waited weeks, now placed in programs within a couple of days Read More

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections

Yes, the new transportation package raises taxes. It also raises the standard for accountability.

$52 billion road package will set precedents with performance metrics and increased oversight built into the programs Read More

Categories: Fiscal Reform, Revenue Reform

Report reveals gender differences in incarceration in California county

Women in Santa Cruz County jails more likely to have mental illness compared to men Read More

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

Riverside County takes proactive approach to transitioning inmates back into community

Inmates previously released often with little planning or mental health resources for life after incarceration Read More

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

New FPPC tool makes it easier to explore state official payments data

State political watchdog agency launches search site for finding payments requested by state officials Read More

Categories: Democracy, Tech-enhanced Government, Open data, Accountability, Transparency, Accountability, Transparency

California’s major economic sectors to benefit from new Strong Workforce funding

Community Colleges reveal $200 million in spending and accountability via regional workforce programs Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

California group seeks to train and motivate women to run for office

Training series kicked off across the state to build skills and tactics for women looking to run Read More

Categories: Democracy, Elections

Something very important happened in Sacramento this week in full view of public

Voting on transportation bill, Legislature passed important transparency test put in place by voters Read More

Categories: Tech-enhanced Government, Accountability, Transparency, Accountability, Transparency

Community Colleges give breakdown where new workforce funds being spent

Data portal details how $200 million in career tech education funding are being distributed across California Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit

Legislature could be on road to transparency, accountability with transportation bill

California's road-funding bill sets up high-profile test of new voter-approved transparency rules Read More

Categories: Tech-enhanced Government, Accountability, Transparency, Governance Reform, Accountability, Transparency

VIDEO: How to boost upward mobility in California

Whether or not California's next generations do better than their parents has a lot to do with these local factors Read More

Categories: California Economic Summit, Elevate CA

VIDEO: How data can link money, influence and legislation in state politics

Bringing money in state politics into the light expands voter knowledge Read More

Categories: Democracy, Tech-enhanced Government, Accountability, Transparency, Accountability, Transparency

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