#CCOAK3A - Economic Development session at City Camp Oakland 2013

See full notes from the session here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xMuKhp8GHsNFB9nOK5Qq-sFDno8qkoy857y29wGsH2o/edit

Add Organizations and initiatives working on economic development here:

  • www.oaklandlibrary.org - The public library provides a number of resources for business development, and jobs and skills training. We also host a number of programs to support business owners. For example, ReferenceUSA is one subscription database which provides sales leads. 
  • Oakland Business Assistance Center -- assists entrepreneurs, as well as existing business owners, great online assessment tools  oaklandbac.com a CIty service
  • Oakland Merchants Leadership Forum -- merchant leaders gather 4th Thursday at city hall 8:30 am, includes BID/CBD leaders at times, omlf.org
  • monthly BID leader meeting organized by the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce oaklandchamber.com
  • HUB Oakland
  • PopupHood
  • Oakland SMDC
  • Annie E. Casey Fund
  • "Making Connections" proposal and report
  • OMLF
  • Urban Strategies Council
  • Oakland Public Library - research, databases, programs, lead generation
  • Planting Justice
  • Phat Beets
  • Ban The Box
  • Youth Uprising
  • East Bay Job Developers
  • East Lake Business Association


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