The region’s economic prosperity is hindered by a widening gap in economic opportunities among residents and education systems that are not keeping pace with what the workforce of the future needs to compete in the innovation economy.
A region that is an engine for economic growth and vitality by investing in the ingenuity and creativity of its population, enhancing individuals’ economic prosperity, and strengthening our sense of community.
- Workforce development systems
- Career pathways
- 21st century skills
- Business and job creation
- Economic independence and empowerment
- Infrastructure and transportation
- Arts and culture
- Innovation districts
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