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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

The Leader – February 2014

Click here to read the The Leader February 2014 Doing All We Can During the Drought By Mike Mielke, Vice President of Environmental Programs and Policy California Governor Jerry Brown declared a state drought emergency on Friday, Jan. 17. The declaration comes on the heels of the driest year on record, and with the Sierra .. read more

The Leader January 2014

Click here to read the The Leader January 2014 Lam Research “Heart & Soles5K” for Healthy Kids By Carl Guardino, President and CEO Deep fried fat. In too many public schools, hard-working educators struggle to feed students’ minds with facts, while our cafeterias fill their bodies with fat. Our kids deserve better – and with .. read more

The Leader December 2013

Click here to read the The Leader December 2013 Making a Holiday Difference By Carl Guardino, President and CEO In health-conscious Silicon Valley, and all across America, the average citizen gains six pounds between Thanksgiving Day and New Years Day. Before you throw down that holiday snack, consider joining us during the holidays for our .. read more

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The Leader November 2013

Click here to read the The Leader November 2013 Reasons to Trot By Carl Guardino, President and CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group Okay, let’s talk Turkey. The Turkey Trot, that is. Three weeks from today, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation is pleased to present our 9th Annual Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot.” If .. read more

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