We are a dedicated American Indian organization operating under a consortium of Sovereign Nations. OVCDC is providing the opportunity for improvement in the quality of life by focusing on education and self-sufficiency while protecting, preserving and promoting our cultures in the spirit of positive nation building for Native people of today and generations of tomorrow.
Compassion - We will deal with each individual and the communities that we serve with compassion.
Self-Sufficiency - We will promote and encourage self-sufficiency through education and increased opportunities for Native Americans and above all, do no harm
Respect - We will deal with every client, community member, tribe, Board member and employee with respect at all times.
Native Culture - We will strive to preserve, enhance and promote indigenous Native American culture and traditions.
Integrity - We will operate in an ethical manner with integrity and honesty at all times.
Sovereignty - We will respect tribal sovereignty.
Generosity - With our clients and tribal communities we will give back and share, practicing the principle of reciprocity
Owens Valley Career Development Center offers a wide range of services. For more information click here...
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The Owens Valley Career Development Center (OVCDC) is a Tribal organization providing career education, family literacy, language and temporary assistance services in the five California Counties of Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings and Tulare. The OVCDC is governed by the seven member Owens Valley Board of Trustees (OVBT) consisting of the five member Bishop Paiute Tribal Council, one elected trustee representing the Big Pine Paiute Tribe and one elected trustee representing the Lone Pine Paiute tribe.