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Taking action to address California’s growing housing crisis

Bay Area Council Poll

Bay Area residents rank housing crisis as top issue, say traffic should be declared emergency. Economic confidence slipping.

2018 Pacific Summit: June 12

Featuring former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and New York Times columnist David Brooks

Commute Improvement

Doubling down to keep the Bay Area economy moving

Workforce of the Future

Working to meet the Bay Area’s awesome talent needs

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    2018-05-16 08:05:08

    Bay Area Council Poll: Newsom Holds Strong Lead in Governor’s Race

    Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom holds a firm lead among Bay Area voters in the June primary to become California’s next Governor, according to the 2018 Bay Area Council Poll, with two Republicans locked in a tie to advance to the November general election.

    2018-05-11 12:05:27

    THE COCA-COLA FOUNDATION TO HELP BAY AREA YOUTH “TASTE THE FEELING”

    The Bay Area Council’s Workforce of the Future Initiative received a big boost of support from the Coca-Cola Foundation with a year-long grant to advance the Council’s inclusive economy work with regional community-based organizations and employers to train and upskill youth of color. Despite booming economic growth in the Bay Area, certain communities, such as [...]

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    2018-05-11 12:05:01

    VOTE EARLY, VOTE OFTEN FOR REGIONAL MEASURE 3

    Absentee ballots began arriving this week in Bay Area mailboxes ahead of the June election and the Bay Area Council is urging early voters to support Regional Measure 3 to invest $4.5 billion to ease traffic and improve mass transit systems around the region. The Council is partnering with the Silicon Valley Leadership and SPUR [...]

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    2018-04-30 01:04:35

    New Study Will Explore Opportunities for Expanding, Deepening Bay Area, Fresno, Central Valley Megaregion Connections

    The Bay Area Council Economic Institute and Central Valley Community Foundation today announced the launch of an in-depth study to examine Fresno’s important role in the fast-emerging Northern California megaregion and how the arrival of high speed rail over the next decade will dramatically accelerate economic connections between Silicon Valley and the broader Bay Area and the state’s fifth largest city.