Promising Practices


SAN DIEGO REGION: San Diego Regional EDC’s mission is to maximize the San Diego region’s economic prosperity and global competitiveness. As an independently ... more

Economic Development

LOS ANGELES REGION: Dr. Michael E. Porter’s seminal work on the competitiveness of businesses and regions brings focus to how economic prosperity can be driven by ... more

Youth Development

BUTTE REGION: 40% of elementary students reach 7th grade unable to read at grade level. Reduced literacy limits economic potential. Without economic freedom it is ... more


BUTTE REGION: The partnership of engaged citizens with the institutional structures that are currently laboring to resolve our collective challenges will provide ... more

Economic Development

SONOMA COUNTY: The Sonoma County Innovation Action Council (IAC) is a cross-section of business, non-profit, education, and labor leaders organized for the purpose ... more

Economic Development

SAN LUIS OBISPO REGION: The Economic Strategy Project is the first-ever public-private partnership to perform an in-depth assessment for the region’s economy ... more

Community Building

SILICON VALLEY REGION: The Silicon Valley Turkey Trot raises money for “health, hope and a home” by benefiting local charities who help solve hunger, housing ... more