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Underemployment adds to growing income inequality problem

Rising costs causing more people to work part-time involuntarily. Read More

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Chambers of commerce should embrace the opportunity of growing diversity

Number of businesses owned by immigrants and people of color is growing Read More

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Deborah Nankivell: What is Broken and How Would I Fix It?

Why a new contract for behavior in the civic sector is overdue Read More

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Elevate CA: California can lead the nation in rebuilding upward mobility

State's higher education leadership says it's time to build a California that "educates, works for and lifts up its people." Read More

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For California to be called the Golden State, all of it must to be golden says new Stockton mayor

Young mayor aims to reinvent the city and close the opportunity gap in central California city Read More

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It’s not charity. It’s a commitment to equalizing opportunity.

How California's new budget is an important start in helping at-risk children fully realize their potential Read More

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Want to pull Californians out of poverty? Consider the EITC

Simple tool helps relieve financial stress and promotes upward mobility for kids benefiting from it Read More

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Republican mayor and Democratic union leader: Californians looking for better solutions

Middle way that grows middle-class jobs, tackles housing could inspire change across country Read More

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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

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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

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Summit: Strong supply of housing and water key to upward mobility in California

Public and private leaders came together to stress the urgency of state's housing crisis and persistent water issues  Read More

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California’s higher education leadership share Summit stage to talk upward mobility

California leaders at Summit tout needed investment & long-term planning for state's higher education system Read More

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