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11th Annual Internal Study Mission

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 3:30 PM

OVERVIEW The Internal Study Mission (ISM) provides emerging leaders, young professionals, and community members the opportunity to participate in a two-day immersion into the Sacramento region, learning about our most pressing issues and opportunities and meeting with business and elected leaders. The 11th Annual ISM will dive into issues such as housing, attracting and retaining the millennial workforce, building sustainable communities, and our arts and culture scene and how it all ties together as a part of Sacramento's inclusive economic development strategy.  Meals are included both days.  PROGRAM Day 1 - Thursday, October 24th Housing panel: A rising population, a homelessness crisis and increasingly polarized income levels all contribute to an increased demand for affordable, accessible housing. Hear from experts and leading developers who are innovating to meet the demands of modern housing. Discussion Leader: Ben van der Meer, Staff Writer,Sacramento Business Journal Panelists: Tyrone Roderick Williams, Director, Sacramento Promise Zone, Director of Development, Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency Roberto Jimenez, CEO, Mutual Housing California Marisa Kolokotronis, Developer, The Grupe Company Nikki Mohanna, Principal, Mohanna Development Co. Tour: Innovative Housing Developments in Sacramento Millennial Workforce: "It Takes More Than Avocado Toast" panel: Sacramento continues to attract a steady migration of talent, from bay area transplants to college students returning to their roots. We’ll take a deeper dive into what the millennial workforce is seeking from their employers and their city, and why Sacramento is positioned to deliver on those needs. Discussion Leader: Heidi Pyle, Economic & Small Business Development Representative, SMUD Panelists Cornelious Burke, Senior Director of Governement Relations, Bay Area Council Tania Fowler, Interplay Coaching           Joe Hernandez, Premier Healthcare, 2020 Metro Edge Chair Jessica Vernone, California State University, Sacramento, Catalyst Alumna XI Day 2 - Friday, October 25th Learnings from the External Study Mission to Indianapolis Speakers: Vice Mayor Krista Bernasconi, City of Roseville, 2019 Metro Chamber Study Mission Honorary Chair Gordon Fowler, President of 3fold Communications, 2019 Metro Chamber Study Mission Chair Sustainable Communities: Pathways to to Inclusive Economic Development panel: Today, the commitment to address economic vitality for all in our region has extended beyond local government, inspiring organizations to collaborate in new ways to reach the highest level of impact possible. Hear about the innovative approaches to sustainable communities through workforce development partnerships, opportunities for new investment and infrastructure in underserved neighborhoods and why this is an imperative priority.   Discussion Leader: Debbie Oto-Kent, Founder and Executive Director, Health Education Council Panelists: Jose Bodipo-Memba, Director, Sustainable Communities, SMUD Chris Flores, Chief of Staff, Sacramento Regional Transit District Kelly Fong Rivas, Chief of Staff Office of Mayor Darrell Steinberg, City of Sacramento (invited) Allen Warren, Councilmember, City of Sacramento (invited) Tour and Experience: Arts and Culture: Arts and amenities not only contribute to economic success and tourism, but also serve as the soulful fibers that weave cultures and communities together. . Join us for live performance and a tour of the newly refurbished Memorial Auditorium, a fundamental factor to providing an enriching and entertaining experience in Sacramento. Photos may be taken for Chamber publications: For more information contact Matt Sumida at msumida@sacasiancc.org FOR OFFLINE PAYMENTS PLEASE CONTACT RYAN FONG rfong@sacasiancc.org | 916.446.7883

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