The members of the Fund for Our Economic Future elected Dr. Suzanne Rivera of Case Western Reserve University as a new at-large representative to the Executive Committee. The Fund also re-elected Chair Brian Frederick of the Community Foundation of Lorain County and announced 2016 job creation results.
WCPN features segment on the Fund-supported WorkAdvance pilot, which demonstrated a better way to deliver workforce services that results in higher earnings for workers and better connections to talent for employers.
"... bringing 'jobs to people' is only half of the story; we must also bring 'people to jobs,'" writes our Fund's Director of Civic Innovation and Insight Peter Truog in this opinion piece for The Plain Dealer.
Olivera Perkins of The Plain Dealer writes about the promising results of the WorkAdvance pilot, which our Fund supported. "There is a quality of life issue in the kinds of jobs individuals got," Bethia Burke of the Fund is quoted.