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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 Leadership Summit Airs Key Business Plan Priorities

The 12th Leadership Summit of the Oregon Business Plan drew record attendance Tuesday, January 6 at the Oregon Convention Center. Nearly 1,200 participants heard a stellar lineup of business and elected leaders weigh in on a range of issues.

The Governor and top legislative leaders from both parties endorsed the key priorities in the 2015 Business Plan: 1) connecting education to careers, 2) putting natural resources to work, and 3) modernizing Oregon’s infrastructure.

These and related opportunities were explored in greater depth in afternoon breakout sessions.
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