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February 2018


Notes from Ish

Ismael HerreraFor many of us, taking the time to pause and share the breadth, value and impact of our work with people outside of our organization often eludes us. We get so entrenched in our daily grind that we don't take the time to tell our story or highlight the hard-working individuals who help create the narrative of our organization. One of our New Year's resolutions here at OCED is to be more intentional... Read More




Clean Transportation Summit Coming March 14-15Clean Transportation

Mark your calendars for Wednesday & Thursday, March 14-15 for our second annual Clean Transportation Summit at the Save Mart Center! The free two-day event... Read More


Parent University Spring 2018 Sessions Begin
Parent Univ Graduates

OCED's Parent University kicked off its 2018 session of courses Jan. 22, leading instruction throughout the San Joaquin Valley. Nine-week courses began in Firebaugh, Coalinga, Madera and... Read More


AgPLUS to Offer Stockton WorkshopAgPLUS Logo

Join OCED and the City of Stockton on Tuesday, March 6th for our no-cost ag business workshop in Stockton! Learn about the various finance and business development... Read More

Manufacturing Summit Planned for May 17th 
SJVMA Summit

The San Joaquin Valley Manufacturing Alliance has grown steadily since its beginnings as OCED's manufacturing cluster, and is expanding significantly... Read More


SJV Regional Broadband Consortium Connects Ag and Broadband
Broadband Consortium

OCED administers the SJV Regional Broadband Consortium, an initiative of the California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley. As part of this... Read More


Staff Spotlight: Meet Sara Almaraz


 Sara began as the Communications & Event Planning Coordinator with OCED in December. She brings nearly 15 years of nonprofit events and communications experience, Read More


Upcoming OCED Events

calendar2nd Annual San Joaquin Valley Clean Transportation Summit

March 14-15, 2018
Save Mart Center • Fresno, CA
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1st Quarter Partnership Board Meeting

March 16, 2018
Merced College Business Resource Center • Merced, CA
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Valley Made: 4th Annual Manufacturing Summit

May 17, 2018
Fresno Convention Center • Fresno, CA
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