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Fund for Our Economic Future Elects Suzanne Rivera of Case Western Reserve University to Executive Committee

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.  

Finding a Better Way to Move from 'Jobs' to 'Careers'

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.

Creative transit solutions needed to bring people to the jobs in Greater Cleveland: Peter Truog (Opinion)

"... 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.

Fund for Our Economic Future Creates New Resource for Collaboration

The Fund also sponsors individualized learning sessions for five organizations.

The Power of Collaboration

On page 24 of the latest issue of Community Leader, our President Brad Whitehead discusses the promising results of the WorkAdvance pilot our Fund supported--promising enough to cross party lines for. 

Are You a Budding Entrepreneur in Akron? Let's Talk

Our Fund's Akron Entrepreneurship Fellow shares her enthusiasm for the entrepreneurial activity happening in Summit County, and how she is working to keep the momentum going. 

A Balanced, Coordinated Menu of Workforce Services

Bethia Burke, the Fund's director of strategy and resource allocation, implores: Let's find ways to work together and use resources more efficiently so individuals can access a well-balanced set of workforce services. The WorkAdvance model is a good place to start.

Projects Have Elyria's South Side on Cusp of Change

The Chronicle-Telegram features "State of South Elyria" event at which our Fund's Director of Regional Engagement Kevin Alin presented.

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