Virtually every citizen of Central Oregon has been affected by this terrible recession, to a greater degree than any other area of the Country.
Our elected officials and public agencies need the help of the professional business community to put Central Oregon back on a path to prosperity. Job creation must become a priority. As an influential member of the Central Oregon business community you can make a difference. By joining the Deschutes Economic Alliance, you will be contributing to the future success of the families and businesses across Central Oregon.
Who is the Deschutes Economic Alliance? We are a group of local business people like yourself, that are dedicated to creating and sustaining living wage jobs for Central Oregon. To accomplish this, we have contracted with the Praxis Strategy Group, one of the nation’s top economic and community planning firms. Praxis has guided and inspired communities across the United States and around the world in developing an effective plan for a diversified and prosperous economy.
A task force of regional leaders representing key business sectors and government will be formed to work with Praxis Strategy Group to consider and recommend strategies that will advance the most promising economic development initiatives and best position Deschutes County business and industry to create jobs and economic opportunity.