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For over 30 years East Bay EDA has convened diverse networks of business, government, and community leaders who embrace the extraordinary value of our region as an unrivaled place to live, work, and do business.


The East Bay is home to one of the world’s most dynamic economies and fastest growing regions in the U.S. We are the most populous and geographically diverse region of the San Francisco Bay Area.
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The unemployment rate in the Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley MD rose 14.2 percent in April 2020, up from a revised 4.0 percent in March, and above the year-ago estimate of 2.7 percent, according to @CA_EDD.
For the press release: https://bit.ly/2Zuar5u
#WorkingInCA #EastBayEconomy


California unemployment rate rose to record 15.5 percent in April. Employers lost an unprecedented 2,344,700 nonfarm jobs.

For more information, visit: http://Bit.ly/2LPMm0X
#WorkingInCA #PressRelease #News

We had a great 2020 Spring Membership meeting this morning. Thank you to Dr. Christopher Thornberg, @BeaconEconomics and Danny Wan, @PortofOakland for such engaging presentations. Download your copy of the 2020 East Bay Outlook now at http://eastbayeda.org/research/

.@KTVU interviewed @eastbayeda Executive Director Stephen Baiter about the East Bay Business Recovery Survey findings. Watch the segment here https://www.ktvu.com/news/businesses-reopen-in-contra-costa-county-but-still-in-survival-mode

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East Bay EDA hosts signature events that are members-only as well as open to the public.

  2020 Spring Membership Meeting

Thursday, May 21, 2020 | 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Join us for an online presentation of our annual Spring Membership Meeting and the unveiling of the 2020-2021 East Bay Economic Outlook Report. This year’s event, “The Building Blocks to Recovery” will feature a presentation by Dr. Chris Thornberg of Beacon Economics followed by a moderated Q&A session. We will be joined by a guest speaker from the Port of Oakland, providing an update on the latest regional impacts of COVID-19. This meeting will be held online and registration is open to the public.


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1221 Oak Street, Suite 555

Oakland, CA 94612

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