Economic Development News From the East Bay | March 15, 2023

Supporting Black Excellence

Education to Workforce Pathways is a webinar highlighting the exciting work happening at Cal State East Bay and in the City of Hayward with the Black Excellence Project and Hayward Promise Neighborhoods. Learn about the work they are doing to help strengthen connections between the community and the University, with a particular focus on Black student success. Register!

Real Estate Deals of the Year

Join San Francisco Business Times on the evening of Thursday, March 30, as they honor the biggest, boldest and most creative real estate deals done in the Bay Area in 2022, including blockbuster leases, office sales, new housing, community impact, Deal of the Year, and more. Visit the event website for the list of this year's awardees, agenda, and ticket information. Get your tickets!

Mexican Delegation Visits East Bay

East Bay EDA was excited to work with a team of local officials from the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco to host members of a Mexican trade mission, including representatives of state governments, municipal authorities, mayors and business leaders on a tour of Laney College’s highly-acclaimed Machine Technology and other training programs. Read more.

Welcome New East Bay EDA Staff

We are very excited to welcome two new East Bay EDA staff members, Patience Ofodu and Jaclyn Funasaki! Patience joins us from her recent role as the Business Services Manager at the Workforce Development Board of Contra County. Jaclyn comes to us from the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco, working most recently as their Partnerships and Community Manager. 

OAK Announces New Flights

Oakland International Airport (OAK) has just announced two new nonstop flights on Spirit and Southwest Airlines. Spirit Airlines announced new daily nonstop service between OAK and Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas (DFW) beginning May 5. Southwest Airlines will once again fly nonstop between OAK and Baltimore, Maryland (BWI) beginning September 5. Flights will operate daily. Fly OAK today!

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