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Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC) was awarded one Gold Rank and two Bronze Ranks in the 2021 Excellence in Economic Development awards. GSEC won two awards related to its #NextOutWest campaign: a Gold Rank in the category of Digital Media for the multichannel marketing and PR campaign and a Bronze Rank in the category of Multimedia/Video Promotion for its campaign video. Finally, the organization was awarded a Bronze Rank in the category of Talent Development and Retention for its Digital Upskill Sacramento program. The honors were presented today at an awards ceremony during the IEDC Annual Conference.
TurtleTree has officially opened its new R&D facility in California’s state capital. Located in West Sacramento, this 24,000-square-foot building will house a world-class research hub showcasing the company’s extensive array of innovations and cell-based technologies.
The Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC) announced the leading economic development organization will launch a new community engagement and events program called engagED.
Greater Sacramento Economic Council’s Newly Formed Community Reinvestment Coalition Commits $100 Million to Affordable Housing
The Greater Sacramento Economic Council announced it will formally launch the Community Reinvestment Coalition (CRC) with the primary goal of reinvesting in low- to moderate-income (LMI) communities. The first initiative of the CRC will be a commitment of $100 million in financing to address the affordable housing crisis in the Greater Sacramento region.
Quarterly updates from the President & CEO
This last year has proven GSEC’s strength, perseverance and commitment to the community. In spite of challenges and uncertainty, we continued to make critical achievements and pave the way for many more to come.
A biotech company that's using cell-based technologies to create sustainable food and dairy, TurtleTree launched a new R&D Facility in West Sacramento, California.
Alicia MacHale’s pandemic experience was all too real. Her grandfather died. She left her job at the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office to help her children learn remotely.
Rebecca Luke was itching to move her family out of the Bay Area, fed up with soaring property taxes, epic commuter crawls and home prices aimed at Silicon Valley venture capitalists.
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