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The Leader – December 2014

Click here to read the The Leader December 2014 Preserving Holiday Traditions – The TiVo “Santa Run Silicon Valley” By Robert Chang, Marketing Coordinator, Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation It’s impossible to think about the holidays in San Jose without thinking about two long-standing local traditions: “Christmas in the Park” and “Downtown Ice.” For more .. read more

The Leader – November 2014

Click here to read the The Leader November 2014 Developing Local Voices to Restore the Housing Balance By Shiloh Ballard, Senior Vice President, Housing & Community Development Housing affordability is at a choke point, again. Rents have increased 11.4 percent Bay Area wide during the past year, the average price of a condo in Santa .. read more

The Leader October 2014

Click here to read the The Leader October 2014 Measure Q: Vote Yes for Open Space for Future Generations By Carl Guardino, President and CEO David Packard’s commitment to the environment was one of his biggest priorities. As the founder of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and co-founder and former CEO of HP, he organized .. read more

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The Leader September 2014

Click here to read the The Leader September 2014 California Water Bond: A Worthy Investment By Mike Mielke, Vice President, Environmental Programs & Policy California’s future hinges on water. From business operations to daily life, we depend on a stable water supply to remain the world’s 8th largest economy. In the midst of an historic .. read more

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The Leader August 2014

Click here to read the The Leader August 2014 Good Tax Policy Can Fuel Transportation Investments By Kirk Everett, Senior Vice President, Government Relations and Tax Policy How do we achieve urgently needed economic growth while generating tax dollars to pay for infrastructure investments that will drive job growth? One answer is: by creating a .. read more

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The Leader July 2014

Vergara v. California: A Historic Decision for California Schools By Aditi Goel, Director, Education Policy The Los Angeles Superior Court issued a landmark decision last month, ruling the laws that govern teacher tenure, dismissal and layoffs significantly and negatively harm California’s students by forcing administrators to push new and often highly-motivated teachers out of the .. read more

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The Leader – June 2014

Click here to read the The Leader June 2014 Educare Early Education School Becoming a Reality By Dennis Cima, Senior Vice President Educare of California at Silicon Valley celebrated its groundbreaking milestone today in San Jose for a 28,000-square-foot school that will serve 168 low-income young children and their families with a research-based program proven .. read more

The Leader – May 2014

Click here to read the The Leader May 2014 Traffic Relief By Carl Guardino, President and CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group If you don’t ask, you don’t know. Annually, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group commissions a professional survey of 600 likely Silicon Valley voters. As a policy organization consisting of nearly 400 CEOs and senior .. read more

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The Leader – April 2014

Click here to read the The Leader April 2014 We Are What We Eat By Carl Guardino, President and CEO Healthy bodies are fueled by healthy food; but there’s more – healthy food also produces healthier students with healthier minds, fueled to learn. That’s why the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation has teamed up with .. read more

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The Leader March 2014

Click here to read the The Leader March 2014 CEO Survey: Seeking Solutions By Carl Guardino, President and CEO Annually, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group conducts a “CEO Business Climate Survey,” seeking direct input from the innovators and entrepreneurs who drive our region’s economy. This year, 222 executives responded. The results are enlightening: Last year, .. read more