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April 2019

Notes from Ish

Ismael Herrera


Spring is in full bloom and our team is hard at work like the bees buzzing around our region. We start this month by providing updates on our digital and financial literacy program in Madera and our disadvantaged business enterprise partnership with CalTrans. We also feature the recent completion of our Chevron-sponsored digital literacy course in Mendota...

Notes from the Director...

2019 San Joaquin Valley Blueprint Awards

blueprint award recipient

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C.L.A.S.S. & Parent University Grows

WAF PU award

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Disadvantage Business Enterprise Workshops


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OCED Alumni: Where Are They Now?

john profile

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Mendota Completes Digital Literacy Training

mendota graduates

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Staff Spotlight: Meet Cynthia De Leon-Velasco


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Upcoming Events


Opportunity & Investment in the San Joaquin Valley
Date: June 12, 2019
Location: Fresno, CA
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8th Annual San Joaquin Valley Affordable Housing Summit
Date: September 19, 2019
Location: Visalia, CA
Read more about the 8th Annual San Joaquin Valley Affordable Housing Summit