PPIC Logo Independent, objective, nonpartisan research
Past · April 26, 2022

Building California’s Future

2022 Speaker Series on California's Future — Virtual Event

April 26, 2022 · 10:00 am - 11:00 am


About the Program

How can we leverage recent investments in infrastructure to build a brighter future for all Californians? Join PPIC vice president and senior fellow Lande Ajose for a conversation with state and local leaders about the critical role of infrastructure in promoting opportunity, equity, and sustainability for the state’s diverse communities.


10:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Lande Ajose, vice president and Walter and Esther Hewlett chair in Understanding California’s Future and senior fellow, PPIC

10:05 a.m. Panel Discussion
Moderator: Lande Ajose, Public Policy Institute of California
Toks Omishakin, secretary, California State Transportation Agency
Danny Wan, executive director, Port of Oakland
Acquanetta Warren, mayor, City of Fontana

10:45 a.m. Audience Q&A

11:00 a.m. Adjourn


Lande Ajose

Waverley Street Foundation

Toks Omishakin

California State Transportation Agency

Danny Wan

Port of Oakland

Acquanetta Warren

City of Fontana




Economy Health & Safety Net Political Landscape Water, Land & Air