Learning through collaboration

Learning through collaboration

OP-EDS Leidhra Guild June 28, 2019 Collaboration and inclusion are key to success. This is the message that resonates loudest with me every time I participate in a California Stewardship Network session. It is also the lesson I try to take with me and continue to...

Reaction to yesterday’s Budget and Audit Committee meeting

OP-EDS Barry Broome June 15, 2019 City of Sacramento takes bold step forward – votes 8 to 1 on Mayor’s budget proposal Data show need for inclusive economic development in Sacramento and city acts accordingly Today was a bold step forward toward realizing the true...

Governor Brown’s Veto of AB 2596

CATEGORY Barry Broome November 2, 2018 Governor Brown’s Veto of AB 2596 — Barry Broome It didn’t make headlines, but just before the September close, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed legislation that would have put the state on a path to address critical...
If Sacramento Builds It, Tech Will Come

If Sacramento Builds It, Tech Will Come

OP-EDS Neal Best August 24, 2017If Sacramento Builds It, Tech Will ComeThe bi-annual blog returns, I know you have all been waiting for this! It has been clear over the past 6 months that Sacramento has nudged over the tipping point from relative national obscurity to...
Brand Sacramento: Perception vs. Reality

Brand Sacramento: Perception vs. Reality

OP-EDS Neal Best January 11, 2017This is a guest post by Neal Best.As I speak with companies in the Bay Area every week, it has become clear that most Bay Area residents have a persistent, lingering perception of the Sacramento region that is seemingly decades old.The...
An Economy Built on Diversity

An Economy Built on Diversity

FEATURED, OP-EDS Greater Sacramento January 4, 2017This guest post was written by Dr. Christopher Weare, Director of Research and Strategy at the Greater Sacramento Economic CouncilThe recent election laid bare the increasing political divide between California and...