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 July 2018

Notes from Ish

Ismael HerreraOn July 4th we celebrated the 242nd anniversary of our country's independence. From its inception, our country has always been a producer of innovation, technology and talented, passionate individuals who commit themselves to making their surroundings better. This month we feature one of our region's most innovative communities and its willingness to share its... Read more 00








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OCED Partners with City of Clovis to Showcase Innovative Projects


OCED partnered with the City of Clovis on June 29 to host representatives from several rural communities... Read more 01

OCED Helps Connect Kids to New Computers in Exeter


The San Joaquin Valley Regional Broadband Consortium is an initiative of the California Partnership for... Read more 02

OCED Alumni: Where are they now?


Periodically, we'll feature a former member of Team OCED, to learn about their... Read more

SJV Leaders Meet for 2nd Quarter Partnership Board Meeting

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OCED is the Secretariat for the California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley, a public-private... Read more 03

OCED Helps Deliver Housing Policy Workshop

Housing Policy Workshop

The San Joaquin Valley Housing Collaborative is jointly administered by OCED and the California Coalition... Read more 1

Staff Spotlight: Meet Erik Cherkaski

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Erik Cherkaski is a project manager at OCED focusing on industry development and clean energy. He joined... Read more 2


Upcoming Events


SJVRDC Small Business Workshop
Date: July 17, 2018
Location: McFarland, CA
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Affordable Housing & Sustainable Communities Program Roundtable
Date: Aug. 2, 2018
Location: Modesto, CA
Contact: Alicia Sebastian or Kristine Williams

Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program Roundtable
Date: Aug. 14, 2018
Location: Visalia, CA
Contact: Alicia Sebastian or Kristine Williams

San Joaquin Valley Manufacturing Alliance Quarterly Meeting
Date: Aug. 15, 2018
Location: TBD 
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3rd Quarter Partnership Board Meeting
Date: Sept. 21, 2018
Location: Fresno, CA
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7th Annual San Joaquin Valley Affordable Housing Summit: "The Future Valley"
Date: Oct. 2, 2018
Location: Stockton, CA
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