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Black Voice News: The ​​California 100 Initiative Looks to Shape the State’s Future

All Issue Areas

The State of California is launching California 100, an ambitious, statewide initiative aimed at envisioning and shaping the state for the next hundred years. 

Its goal is to identify and uplift transformative ideas, people, and projects that can help accelerate progress towards a shared vision of the future. 

The initiative will provide research awards enabling institutions across the state to evaluate the current facts, origins, and future trends for thirteen issue areas and how they can affect California in the coming century. 

The thirteen areas of focus include: Advanced technology and basic research; Arts, culture, and entertainment; Education; economic mobility, inequality, and workforce; Energy, environment, and natural resources; Federalism and foreign policy; Fiscal reform; Governance, media, and civil society; Health and wellness; Housing and community development; Immigrant integration; Public safety and criminal justice reform; and Transportation and urban planning.

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