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New study shows that while Silicon Valley currently has a hot economy and high job growth, warning signs could be pointing to erosion of post-recession growth

Contact: Kimberly Ellis / Kellis@svlg.org /408-501-7853 Sue McAllister/SJMcAllister@siliconvalleycf.org/650-450-5513 New study shows that while Silicon Valley currently has a hot economy and high job growth, warning signs could be pointing to erosion of post-recession growth San Jose, CA – March 2, 2017 – The Silicon Valley Competitiveness and Innovation Project (SVCIP), now in its third year, .. read more

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx Visits the Silicon Valley Leadership Group

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group hosted a CEO roundtable conversation with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx on Thursday, January 5 at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Offices. During his visit, Secretary Foxx talked with approximately 15 representatives from government transportation agencies as well as the private sector about transportation concerns ranging from technological advancements .. read more

On January 5th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases by , , ,

Top Ten Priorities for 2017

Education Diversifying the STEM Pipeline: Advocate for policies that diversify the STEM workforce. Amplify and promote diversity and inclusion best practices. Energy Clean Energy Supply: Promote financing and deployment of clean energy and emerging technologies, to the benefit of Silicon Valley Leadership Group members. Environment Support State Climate Change efforts: Advance the policy environment that .. read more

On January 4th, 2017, posted in: The Leader by

Santa Run Helps Keep Silicon Valley Traditions Alive

Santa Run Helps Keep Silicon Valley Traditions Alive SAN JOSE, Calif. – Thousands of Santas are helping save San Jose’s holiday traditions: Christmas in the Park and Downtown Ice at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Founda-tion’s fifth Annual TiVo “Santa Run Silicon Valley” – a 5K run/walk on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 18. Runners and walkers .. read more

On December 20th, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by ,

“Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet” Award Winners Named For Helping Grow the Economy and Jobs

Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s “Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet” Award Winners Named For Helping Grow the Economy and Jobs Nine Public Agencies Selected out of 18 Applications in Six Categories Silicon Valley – Dec. 15 – Nine Bay Area public agencies have been selected to receive “Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet” awards from the Silicon Valley Leadership .. read more

On December 16th, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by

Twelve Years of Helping Families in Need Through the Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot”

SAN JOSE, Calif. – November 24, 2016 – The largest timed Thanksgiving weekend race in the United States is once again off and running with nearly 25,000 people participating in the 12th Annual Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot” race to help local charities and those in need by supporting the Silicon Valley Leadership Group .. read more

On December 2nd, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by

Measure B Statement from Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO Carl Guardino

“Measure B’s success is a tribute to the vision and values of Silicon Valley voters. We don’t whine about traffic problems; instead, we find winning solutions to our traffic problems. The component parts of Measure B are like a jigsaw puzzle, in which each individual piece is important, but how it fits together leads to .. read more

The Leader – November 2016

Click here to Read the Leader November 2016 When Voting, Don’t Stop at the Top By Carl Guardino, President and CEO Don’t Stop at the Top . . . Much has been written and said about a “crowded ballot” facing California voters this election season. With 17 statewide initiatives, two countywide ballot measures and – .. read more

On November 3rd, 2016, posted in: The Leader by , , ,

Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Teams Up with Hack Foster Care Coalition to Improve the Lives of Foster Youth

Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Teams Up with Hack Foster Care Coalition to Improve the Lives of Foster Youth Local Tech Companies to Support Regional Initiative to Transform Foster Care System SAN JOSE – November 2, 2016 — Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation today announced a strategic partnership with the Hack Foster Care coalition of .. read more

On November 2nd, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by

2016 Election Recommendations: State and Regional

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is a non-partisan, public policy organization which does not endorse candidates. However, we do take positions on ballot propositions and measures that impact our economic health and quality of life for Silicon Valley and the state. Listed below are our recommendations on several California propositions and regional measures on the .. read more

On October 7th, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by