Our vision is a vibrant economy, thriving educational systems and quality neighborhoods rich with assets and opportunities available to everyone.
To achieve quality of life and regional competitiveness, systemic and chronic problems must be resolved.
There are some who believe that a State take-over is yet another easy way out, when all it does is delay the date when we finally must step up to take control of our own destiny.
Our region is undergoing a remarkable transformation. Regional collaboration is increasingly becoming the rule, not the exception.
The San Joaquin Valley is one of the most rapidly urbanizing regions in California and the nation.
The Human Investment Initiative (“HII”) was launched in 2007 to address the destructive force of poverty in our neighborhoods and the lack of alignment of our community resources behind shared strategies.
This report is part of The New Valley Connexions program of the Great Valley Center in partnership with the California Trade and Commerce Agency, Office of Strategic Technology.