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Opportunity Summit 2019

  • San Jose State University Student Union Ballroom 1 Washington Square San Jose, CA, 95112 United States (map)

Opportunity Summit 2019: Generating Powerful Pathways to Economic Security For All

Friday, May 10, 9:30 am

The 2019 Opportunity Summit will gather over 300 change makers to focus on taking collective action for the most powerful pathways to economic security through cross-sector collaboration, ensuring the opportunity to thrive is a reality for all Bay Area residents.

A few highlights: 

  • Welcome by San Jose State University President's Office

  • Keynote: Lenny Mendonca, California Chief Economic and Business Advisor

  • The New Bay Area Regional Equity Atlas; San Francisco Foundation

  • Racial Segregation and Housing; Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

  • State Budget and Policy Forecast; California Budget & Policy Center

  • 2020 Census Complete Count; United Way Bay Area and Partners

  • Employment Policy to Generate Opportunity for All; REDF

  • Toward a Fair Chance Workforce System: Debut of Regional Recommendations and Workshop for Fair Chance Hiring; Checkr

  • Disrupting The Wealth Draining Impact of Fees & Fines; Debt Free Justice California Coalition

  • The Promise and Challenge of the CASA Compact; BARHII

  • The Strong Start Index; First 5 Association

...and much more. Speakers added daily!

Submitted by: Rise Together