November 13, 2018 by Daniel Mintz

Humboldt County: An Economy in Transition

As the region's timber and cannabis industries evolve, a diversifying economy is growing jobs in other sectors Read More »

As Fires Burn: It’s Time to Take Climate Change Seriously in Rural California
November 13, 2018 by R.V. Scheide

As Fires Burn: It’s Time to Take Climate Change Seriously in Rural California

More than half of the state’s forestland may need treatment—an opportunity to grow jobs Read More »

What is the Role of Higher Education in the Gig Economy?
November 13, 2018 by Van Ton-Quinlivan

What is the Role of Higher Education in the Gig Economy?

Barriers can leave even college graduates left out of the growing gig economy Read More »

Resilient rural communities built on upgraded infrastructure, faster broadband for all
November 12, 2018 by Kevin Cann

Resilient rural communities built on upgraded infrastructure, faster broadband for all

Any prescription to elevate California's rural areas should include improvements to digital and traditional infrastructure Read More »

2018 Summit Preview: The One Million Challenges
November 09, 2018 by Justin Ewers

2018 Summit Preview: The One Million Challenges

With a new year and new governor, what's next in Summit housing, workforce, water, and middle-income job initiatives Read More »

University of California’s Glenda Humiston wins 2018 California Steward Leader Award
November 09, 2018 by Nadine Ono

University of California’s Glenda Humiston wins 2018 California Steward Leader Award

Bringing rural issues and the state's working landscapes to the forefront helped earned leader annual Summit award Read More »

2018 Summit Preview: Elevating the CA Dream. Ensuring Resiliency in Every Community.
November 08, 2018 by Justin Ewers

2018 Summit Preview: Elevating the CA Dream. Ensuring Resiliency in Every Community.

Outlining a strategy to address rising costs, growing economic inequality, and expanding impacts of climate change Read More »

Inland Empire’s Paul Granillo named Regional Steward of the Year
November 06, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

Inland Empire’s Paul Granillo named Regional Steward of the Year

Leader gave the region a bigger voice in economic decisions being made at the state and federal level Read More »

The Golden State’s economy shines brighter when rural California is thriving
November 06, 2018 by Rex Bohn

The Golden State’s economy shines brighter when rural California is thriving

Rural County Representatives of California leader shares the top three strategies for lifting up rural communities Read More »

One Million Workers: Looking into the future of California’s skilled workforce
November 01, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

One Million Workers: Looking into the future of California’s skilled workforce

Reviewing progress in the Summit's workforce challenge and a preview of the 2018 Summit Read More »

Bay Area partnership prepares a diverse workforce for well-paying construction careers
November 01, 2018 by California Economic Summit

Bay Area partnership prepares a diverse workforce for well-paying construction careers

Program trains low-income women and re-entry individuals for building trades apprenticeships Read More »

California Economic Summit Coming to Santa Rosa
November 01, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

California Economic Summit Coming to Santa Rosa

California regional and state leaders gather to address key economic issues facing the Golden State Read More »

Young Californians trained for construction jobs via NorCal partnership responding to overwhelming demand
October 30, 2018 by California Economic Summit

Young Californians trained for construction jobs via NorCal partnership responding to overwhelming demand

Summit recognizes workforce program filling worker need in region devastated by wildfires Read More »

Nursing school awarded for filling Monterey County health care workforce gaps
October 26, 2018 by California Economic Summit

Nursing school awarded for filling Monterey County health care workforce gaps

Large majority of nurses trained via partnership between college and health employer remain to work in region Read More »

Silicon Valley partnership graduating low-income Californians into health care careers
October 24, 2018 by California Economic Summit

Silicon Valley partnership graduating low-income Californians into health care careers

Successful workforce program earned Summit award for filling skilled health care worker gap in region Read More »

Partnerships between manufacturers and educators can power the state’s economy
October 23, 2018 by Nadine Ono

Partnerships between manufacturers and educators can power the state’s economy

College collaborations are training the next generation of a needed workforce for good-paying manufacturing jobs Read More »

Solid research on rural challenges paved way forward for Elevate Rural CA initiative
October 17, 2018 by Deborah Kollars

Solid research on rural challenges paved way forward for Elevate Rural CA initiative

Promising economic solutions to rural impediments are ready for a renewed push Read More »

Pre-apprenticeship launches SoCal aerospace students into workforce pipeline
October 17, 2018 by Nadine Ono

Pre-apprenticeship launches SoCal aerospace students into workforce pipeline

Workforce prep program equips engineering students with valuable job experience Read More »

Workforce training programs take the prize in the Summit’s annual PIE Contest for 2018
October 11, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

Workforce training programs take the prize in the Summit’s annual PIE Contest for 2018

Four partnerships earned awards for responding to workforce needs in their region Read More »

EVENT: How to build a Maker ecosystem in your region
October 10, 2018 by John Guenther

EVENT: How to build a Maker ecosystem in your region

Cultivating a creative and innovative workforce will be focus of upcoming Santa Rosa tour Read More »

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