Crain's shares news of coming collaborative program from Cuyahoga County to close the talent gap in three industries. As stated in our Two Tomorrows report, job preparation is a team sport requiring high performance and increased alignment across a variety of institutions. This is a great example of such alignment.
This Crain's editorial calls for increased focus in job creation, job preparation and job access, echoing many of the recommendations in our Fund's Two Tomorrows report. It also references our Fund's Kevin Alin and Peter Truog's urging that our region maximize its participation in the new federal Opportunity Zones program.
"The Two Tomorrows report challenges us to 'choose extraordinary.' We should. We can -- but only if we also choose to include everybody," writes Jan Roller, a partner in Cleveland's Giffen & Kaminski law firm, in this opinion piece on cleveland.com.
The Fund for Our Economic Future, in collaboration with partner organizations across Northeast Ohio, seeks a Director of Mobility Innovation who can seize the opportunity offered by transportation innovation and address a major economic need.
The members of the Fund for Our Economic Future have approved a number of grants to support the philanthropic collaborative’s mission of advancing Growth & Opportunity, including a two-year award of up to $300,000 for worker mobility pilots to improve access to jobs in Northeast Ohio.