Friday, June 10,2011 around 130 business leaders met on the campus of Humboldt State University for a regional gathering focused on local economic opportunity.
More information about the conference can be viewed at: http://www.northcoastprosperity.com/redwoodregioneconomicsummit. Community Journalist Kerry Reynolds covered the conference and her report aired June 16, 2011 on the KMUD Local News.
Click here for the entire June 16 newscast from our archive.
One aspect of the conference focused on the awareness of youth regarding economic issues and a group of high school students presented a video montage on how their peers view the economy. The video was produced by Arcata High School student Kristyn Payne and interviews were conducted by members of the Youth Design Target Team. That video is embedded below. (Double click on video screen to view it full screen)