Imperial Valley News
Calexico, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia in partnership with public finance industry experts will host a workshop on Thursday for public agencies in Imperial Valley seeking to expand their financing tool-box. Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Districts (EIFD) and the Community Revitalization Authority, also known as AB 2, will be the topics discussed during the workshop being held at the San Diego State – Calexico campus. This will be an opportunity for staff in public finance and elected officials to learn and better understand how to utilize these financing mechanisms that could help fund public improvement projects in their community.
Washington, DC - From October 23 to November 3, 20 European school principals, vice principals, and district and regional educators will travel to the United States to discuss strategies to support the integration of refugee and immigrant youth in schools and communities. The education leaders from France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the United Kingdom will meet with representatives of schools, community organizations, U.S. government agencies, policy institutes, and non-governmental organizations in Washington, DC.
Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter convened a “2+2” meeting with Republic of Korea (ROK) Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and Minister of National Defense Han Min-koo in Washington, D.C. on October 19, 2016. The U.S.-ROK “2+2” session, the fourth of its kind since 2010, preceded the 48th Security Consultative Meeting (SCM) between Secretary Carter and Minister Han on October 20, 2016, at the Pentagon.
Washington, DC - The United States welcomes the news that the Organization of American States will engage in dialogue with Nicaragua on its electoral process.
San Diego, California - The College of Business Administration at San Diego State University (SDSU) announced that it is launching a fully online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program. This is the first-ever undergraduate online degree program offered at SDSU.
Top Local, National, and Global Food and Agriculture Experts Coming to Chicago for Major One-Day Summit
Chicago, Illinois - Food Tank, in partnership with The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and University of Chicago Booth School of Business, will be holding a food and agriculture-focused, one-day conferenced entitled “Chicago, We Can Change the Food System—the 2016 Food Tank Summit” on November 16 from 9 AM–5 PM CST at the Gleacher Center (450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive).