Cluster Data by Cluster A cluster is a regional concentration of related industries that arise out of the various types of linkages or externalities that span across industries in a particular location. Learn more about the Summit at the Oregon Business Plan website.
In this effort, the task force is working with community organizations long involved in advocating for poverty reduction. These included reinvestment in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families TANFexpansion of employer related day care, increased child care tax credits, and continuation of the Individual Development Account program that helps low-income families build financial security.
Mapping a nation of regional clusters Toggle navigation About I am an Economic Developer Are you trying to determine a strategy for your organization, region, or industry?
Learn more about who we are. Then follow our Policymaker path. Benchmark Cluster Definitions are designed to enable systemic comparison across regions. The task force supports Business Plan recommendations to strengthen education attainment and career skills, build up rural economies where poverty is most severe, and enact policies to make the social safety net work and to make work pay.
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In the legislative session, the task force and its community partners successfully focused their advocacy on increasing the earned income tax credit EITC for low-income families with young children, resulting in passage of HB Follow Policymaker Path I am an Academic or Researcher Are you interested in learning more about clusters and conducting action-oriented research?
Futurist Steve Brown outlined technology advances that will soon fundamentally alter Oregon work and life.
Learn more inside about the OBC poverty reduction initiative. See our summary of poverty reduction proposals and how the Legislature responded. View and compare clusters across the U. Then follow our Private Sector path. We need to solve a long-term budget crisis characterized by large and growing structural deficits fed by runaway government costs, PERS in particular, and our roller coaster revenue system.
Panelists and speakers addressed what Oregon must do, especially in education, to ready Oregonians to seize the opportunities and avoid the pitfalls of the coming disruption. This site describes our priorities and work for a better Oregon.
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Then follow our Academic or Researcher path.The Oregon Business Xpress is the official One Stop online business portal for the state of Oregon. It's purpose is to be a hub for all the information provided by Oregon state entities related starting, maintaining, and doing business in Oregon.
The site is maintained by the Oregon Secretary of State and is a cooperative effort 8 state agencies. OBC Task Force Playing a Key Role in Advocating Policies to Reduce Poverty.
On behalf of the Oregon Business Plan, OBC’s Poverty Reduction Task Force has been active the past two years in advocating state policies and investments aimed at reducing poverty in Oregon. Since the Oregon Business Plan has been the state’s principal economic development forum. Its signature event is the annual Leadership Summit that draws more than 1, business, elected, civic, and nonprofit leaders to identify and vet issues critical to Oregon’s economy and life.
Here are valuable resources to help you plan. Oregon’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) provide services to Oregon’s small businesses.
Find the SBDC in your area at ultimedescente.com Visit the Oregon Business Xpress one-stop business portal at ultimedescente.com Find the Startup Toolkit. Oregon's plan to pioneer jobs and innovation.
More related Blog Posts → Related Resources. Mobilizing Oregon Clusters: Private and Public Sector Partnering for Economic Growth. Harvard Business School. This project is funded by the U.S.
Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration. Oregon Business Plan strives to create jobs, raise incomes, and reduce poverty in Oregon. Read our Industry Clusters FAQ page for more information.Download