A Deliberative Poll for CA's Future :: Summer 2011

Video Archive

Jennifer @ NextCA’s Deliberative Poll - Day 1

Jennifer talks about her first impressions and what she hopes to gain from NextCA's deliberative poll weekend. Watch

Lisa @ NextCA Deliberative Poll - Day 1

Lisa from Sunnyvale at NextCA's Deliberative Poll on her interests and aspirations for the weekend. Watch

Deliberative Poll Topic: Taxation & Fiscal Policy

Fred Silva, senior fiscal policy advisor at California Forward, talks about our important challenges and how fiscal policy must evolve to address them. Watch

Deliberative Poll Topic: Initiative Process

Kathay Feng of Common Cause CA on why it's so important for Californians to deliberate on our initiative process. Watch

Deliberative Poll Topic: Representation

Kathay Feng of Common Cause CA on why it's so important for Californians to deliberate on legislative representation. Watch

Deliberative Poll Topic: State-Local Reform

Richard Raya, policy director for California Forward, talks about opportunities for better performance, accountability and transparency through state-local reform. Watch

What’s Next CA: A critical conversation on the future of our state

On June 24, hundreds of Californians from all over the state will converge on Torrance, CA for a three-day in-depth discussion on the best ways to get our state back on track and ensure a stronger future. More than 300 citizens chosen by scientific random sample will take part in the deliberative poll - the first of its kind in California. They will talk about the initiative process, state-local reform, taxation and fiscal policy, and representation. California Forward Deputy Director Zabrae Valentine tells us why this is so important and how you can be part of the discussion and help fix our state. Watch

Hard Times, Hard Choices - the people react

A 2010 Deliberative Poll conducted in Michigan elicits a variety of responses from participants. Watch

Deliberative Poll - Michigan: Hard Times, Hard Choices

A deliberative poll conducted in Michigan in 2010 brought together citizens from all over the state to consider a wide range of challenges. Watch

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