Who: Produced by California Forward (CA FWD), in partnership with its California Stewardship Network, the California Economic Summit influences CA FWD’s ongoing motion to make the authorities and economy work for everybody.
What: The occasion options keynote audio system, state coverage leaders, regional business and civic leaders, working periods on vital points going through California and extra. This yr’s Summit contains plenary discussions on encouraging power evolution and local weather adaptation, advancing inclusive regional economies, bolstering California’s inventive economy, and extra. In addition, the Summit will advance coverage priorities by numerous working periods on inclusive financial growth, schooling and workforce, resilient and productive landscapes, broadband for all and extra.
The objective of the California Economic Summit is to create a shared financial agenda that units the stage for collective motion in 2023. Throughout its decade-long historical past, the collective work executed at the Summit has set the framework for tangible achievements for Californians, together with over $6.5 billion in broadband growth, $600 million for the Community Economic Resilience Fund (CERF), practically $1.5 billion funding in wildfire resilience, $500 million for the California Dream for All homeownership program and extra.
The full Summit agenda will be discovered right here.
Speakers: This yr’s confirmed audio system up to now embrace, however usually are not restricted to, State Treasurer Fiona Ma, former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, labor chief and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, Bakersfield Mayor Karen Goh, State Senator Anna Caballero, State Senator Scott Wiener, State Assemblymember Buffy Wicks and extra. The full record of audio system, up to date frequently, will be discovered right here.
When: October 27-28, 2022
Where: Mechanics Bank Arena, Theater and Convention Center, 1001 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301 or nearly (digital contains entry to plenary periods solely).
How: Credentialed media are welcome and inspired to attend the Summit – both in individual or nearly – for free of charge. Email Sarah Walsh at email@example.com for registration info.
ABOUT CA FWD
California Forward (CA FWD) leads a statewide motion, bringing folks collectively throughout communities, areas and pursuits to enhance authorities and create inclusive, sustainable development for everybody. A 501(c)(3) group, CA FWD drives collective motion to determine options that may be taken to scale to fulfill the challenges the state is going through. CA FWD serves as the spine for the California Stewardship Network, an alliance of regional financial growth leaders, and is dwelling to the California Economic Summit and the California Dream Index. To view our work product from final yr’s Summit, which informs our agenda for the yr and shall be constructed upon at this yr’s Summit, see the 2022 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity.
- Gov. Newsom at 2021 Summit
- CA FWD Co-Chairs Ashley Swearengin & John Chiang with Young Leaders Advisory Council (YLAC) at 2021 Summit