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June 2018

Notes from Ish

Ismael HerreraMany of our communities this time of year experience both a decline and uptick in activity. School is out for the summer but employment, particularly in our region's agricultural industry, has ramped up. While decompressing at home during the summer break sounds attractive, now is the perfect time to explore the variety of different food products our region has to offer... Read more




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OCED, Fresno Unified and Fresno EOC Partner on Fresh Grub

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OCED joined Fresno Unified School District and the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission earlier this month... Read more


OCED Brings EDA Funding Workshop to Fresno

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Since 2012, OCED and the Center for Economic Development at Chico State have jointly administered the Central... Read more

SJV Blueprint Awards Honor Sustainable Development Projects

blue print awards logoAs part of its management of the Community and Regional Planning Center, OCED administers the annual San Joaquin Valley... Read more

OCED Helps Deliver 4th Annual Manufacturing Summit

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OCED partnered with the San Joaquin Valley Manufacturing Alliance (SJVMA) and several other local entities to... Read more

OCED Helps Market Regionally- Grown Moringa

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The University of California Cooperative Extension, Fresno and Tulare Counties (UCCE) recently partnered with OCED's... Read more

Staff Spotlight: Meet Felipe Perez

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Felipe Perez joined the OCED team in 2013. He is currently the Project Coordinator responsible for OCED's Fresno State Parent... Read more



Upcoming Events


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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