Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation's 40th Anniversary
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California's Secretary of Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency, Lourdes Castro Ramírez to address Ventura County webinar Nov. 17th

VENTURA, Calif. - Californer -- California's Secretary of the Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency, Lourdes Castro Ramírez, will speak live at Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation's "The Future of Affordable Housing" online webinar.

On November 17th, at 11:00 a.m., Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is hosting a free virtual, educational event, featuring leading industry viewpoints on the future of affordable housing. Guest Speaker Ramírez will discuss the current changing landscape and future of safe, affordable housing.

Ramírez leads and oversees 11 entities responsible for expanding affordable housing, developing comprehensive solutions to end homelessness, guarding civil rights protections, regulating banking and financial services, and strengthening consumer protections with the licensing of 4 million working professionals.

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Cabrillo EDC leaders and residents will also discuss Cabrillo EDC's innovations in affordable housing for over 40 years. Founded in 1981 as a radical response to the lack of farmworker housing, Cabrillo celebrates families and homes. "Cabrillo EDC has been making dreams come true, one home at a time, and we are thrilled to celebrate our Ruby Anniversary this year with Guest Speaker Ramírez," said Chief Executive Officer Margarita H. De. Escontrias. "We believe home is more than a place to live, it is a quality of life. Cabrillo EDC is excited to be a part of the changing landscape of affordable housing—increasing access to safe, affordable housing for our community."

"The Port of Hueneme is proud to contribute to the economic health of the region, bringing $1.7 billion in economic activity and creating 15,834 trade-related jobs," said Jason T. Hodge, President, Oxnard Harbor District/Port of Hueneme. "Affordable housing is a critical component to a thriving economy, and we are honored to work with CEDC (Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation) and their mission in providing comprehensive housing services and facilitating self-sufficiency in our strong communities. We celebrate their 40th year of service, and look forward to 40 more."

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November 17th 11:00 a.m.

FREE to all; Secretary Ramírez's remarks will be live.

You can register free on the Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation's website ( or click here (

ABOUT Secretary Ramírez:

California Secretary Ramírez currently serves on the California Strategic Growth Council, the California Housing Finance Agency Board, chairs the Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council, and has been actively engaged in the state's COVID-19 response and recovery serving on the Governor's Business and Jobs Taskforce. Ramirez worked at Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation as a Community Planner from 1996-1999.

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