COVID-19 and Other Economic News Roundup for the Week of Oct. 19

ICYMI - To help our investors keep track, we’ve compiled some of the top COVID-19 and other relevant economic news of the past week

 

News from an EDCUtah investor: Comcast has committed to a multiyear plan to fight injustice and inequality, and has launched Comcast RISE – a program that stands for Representation, Investment, Strength and Empowerment. In coming weeks, Black, Indigenous and People of Color small business owners will be eligible to apply for marketing and technology services such as consultations and computer equipment. In the coming monthsComcast will be awarding grants of up to $10,000. 

 

Our colleagues at the Office of Outdoor Recreation are holding two Summit Speaker Series webinars next week:

·  Sexual Harassment, Sex Discrimination, & Negotiating Gender in the Outdoor Industry (10/28)

·  How to Plan, Manage, and Engage with Multiple-Use Mission Lands (10/29) 

 

Congratulations to Conduent for its continued expansion in Sandy, UT (which happens to be one of our top IT cities). More here.

 

Northrop Grumman’s motor contract for the Artemis mission promises to bring work to Promontory, Magna, and Clearfield. #aerospace More here.

 

From transformers to transformative - News from an EDCUtah investor: Rocky Mountain Power is seeking to redevelop its 100-acre Power District property into a vibrant, mixed-use neighborhood on the west side of Salt Lake City. More here.

 

 

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