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Stay informed by reading our latest blog posts and East Bay regional news.

Staying Healthy, Safe, and Strong

Staying Healthy, Safe, and Strong

The coronavirus pandemic and efforts to mitigate its spread have presented extraordinary challenges for our region’s residents and small businesses. This past weekend, the Alameda County Public Health Department and Contra Costa Health Services issued updated guidance...

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A Statement to Our Community

A Statement to Our Community

Blatant systemic inequalities have surfaced during the current pandemic. They were recently punctuated by the killing of George Floyd, underscoring a longstanding pattern of violence against Black Americans. We understand the pain, anger, and grief expressed here in our...

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Seeking Economic Relief and Preparing for Reopening

Seeking Economic Relief and Preparing for Reopening

Nearly 2,000 business owners in the East Bay region responded to our East Bay Business Recovery Survey between mid-April and early May, where they weighed in on the impacts of the pandemic on their operations. Their responses underscored the breadth, depth, and severity of...

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East Bay Innovation Endures

East Bay Innovation Endures

Although East Bay EDA had to postpone its annual East Bay Innovation Awards event until later this year, we were excited to announce and celebrate the accomplishments of our 2020 Finalists in the May 15, 2020 insert of the San Francisco Business Times. The 2020 finalists...

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2020 Spring Membership Meeting

2020 Spring Membership Meeting

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2020 | Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Join us for the unveiling of the 2020-2021 East Bay Economic Outlook Report and a special presentation by Dr. Chris Thornberg of Beacon Economics. This meeting is open to the public. Please stay tuned for updates on...

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