“The world we live in today—with the pandemic, climate change, growing inequality, and additional challenges—”is the result of decisions that were made decades ago,” says Marina Gorbis, executive director of the nonprofit Institute for the Future. But policymakers often aren’t thinking that far ahead. How can we better prepare for 2032 or 2052, and plan for a future that we collectively want?
“In California, the nonprofit has been working with California 100, a statewide initiative incubated at the University of California and Stanford University, to research how the state may change, and help guide both political leaders and regular Californians through a process they hope will lead to making decisions based on a new long-term vision instead of simply taking reactive actions.”
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