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Healthiest State Launch Draws 200

Some 200 community activists and officials from throughout the state braved icy weather to attend the launch of the Oregon Healthiest State partnership November 13 at the Chiles Center at the University of Portland.
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Design Lab Tackling Oregon Poverty Issues

More than 40 experts and creative thinkers put their heads together November 12 through 14 in Portland in a design lab process to generate fresh ideas for moving Oregonians who are in poverty into more prosperous lives. The design lab, part of the Oregon Prosperity Agenda, followed eight statewide forums in October to gather input from regional stakeholders on actions to reduce Oregon’s poverty rate.

Reducing poverty is one of the top three goals of the Oregon Business Plan.
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2015 Oregon Business Plan and Summit Taking Shape

The 13th Leadership Summit of the Oregon Business Plan is now set for Tuesday, January 6 at the Oregon Convention Center. This year’s plan expects to build on key themes from last year, including a focus on our public infrastructure, our natural resource economy, and a stronger connection between education and skilled career openings that are going unfilled.

Visit the Leadership Summit event site for registration, sponsorship opportunities, and other event information. Visit oregonbusinessplan.org for the latest news and information on the Oregon Business Plan.

The plan also builds on a statewide tour this past July and August of 12 regional economies by leaders and staffs of the Business Plan, Business Oregon, and Regional Solutions. Throughout the state, regional leaders repeatedly validated the central themes of the 2014 business plan.
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