By Laura Ramos, Community Engagement Associate

Introducing CVCF Weekly Roundup! In this series CVCF will be compiling at least 10 articles from various sources ranging in topics such as; environment, housing, education, workforce, government/policy, nonprofit, investment, scholarships/grant and so much more. By sharing the following articles, CVCF is not endorsing the opinions expressed. Rather, we are introducing this series to spark conversation and inspire new ideas. Thank you for checking out our first of many CVCF Weekly Roundups!

Governor Newsom to Spotlight Inland Regional Economic Plan at 2019 California Economic Summit                                                                                   Learn about Gov. Newsom’s economic development initiative designed to benefit all California and will be present in November Economic Summit in Fresno

Fostering Sustainability in the San Joaquin Valley                                                                                                                                                                                How is the San Joaquin Valley assessing groundwater supply and demand and addressing water quality?  

 What is Social Justice?                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Social justice activists may be motivated by good intentions; however, this may not always yield positive results.

 Domestic Violence and Sex Trafficking Survivors Can Find Safe Shelter Quickly Through This App                                                                                                A mobile app that can help victims of domestic violence and sex trafficking find a safe place in a moment’s notice.

The World’s 2-Billion-Ton Trash Problem Just Got More Alarming                                                                                                                                         Developing countries are no longer accepting imported trash. Find out how the rest of the world is trying to take care of its waste.

A New Approach to Solving the US Housing Crisis                                                                                                                                                              Millennial’s have become the largest generation and are struggling to become homeowners. Here are four ways nonprofits and social enterprises can meet the demand for affordable housing.

How Community Development Lenders Work Around the Legacy of Redlining                                                                                                                       Exploring scalable solutions for problems related to affordability, inclusive economic growth, and access to capital

People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way                                                                                      “Accessibility is critical to quality of life and social mobility…” learn how other cities are combating accessibility.

How can Cities Create Circular Jobs?                                                                                                                                                                                                     Cities around the world are placing a high priority on generating a circular economy to address a variety of factors; resource scarcity, climate change, boost economy and job creation