Our Fund’s work is grounded in the priorities called for in The Two Tomorrows. We support integrated job creation, job preparation and job access strategies, with deliberate attention to eliminating systemic race-based inequities and the barriers to opportunity they create and exacerbate. Learn more, download full report.
RESEARCH & RESOURCES
Analysis of the number of people working in the industries most at risk for layoffs resulting from COVID-19 crisis, according to where they live.
Collateral sanctions block or restrict those with a felony conviction from accessing certain kinds of jobs, serving as a de facto life sentence.
In 2017, we set out to better understand whether the jobs, payroll and capital gains of our job creation grantees advance Growth & Opportunity.
This pilot demonstrated an ability to deliver workforce services more effectively for low-income individuals and connect employers to talent.
IN THE NEWS
“I think all people want to be seen and heard,” Davy said. “Everyone brings a unique perspective and value, so I try to make all of my relationships authentic ones. I always try to lead with empathy.”
Earlier this week, the “Sound of Ideas” host Rick Jackson took a drive on the new sections of the $257 million, 3 mile-long, Opportunity Corridor, which now stretches from Interstate 490 at East 55th street, all the way to East 93rd street, then connects to East 105th, spanning wards 4, 5 and 6.
The transition will be managed by Bradford Davy and assisted by Jessica Trivisonno. “A successful transition will require close collaboration between the Co-Chairs, transition staff, current City Hall staff and leaders, the community and the mayor-elect,” Transition Manager Bradford Davy said.
ON THE BLOG
This post takes stock of what national data and analyses can—or can’t—explain relative to the current state of the Northeast Ohio labor market. The chart below summarizes what we learned after exploring three questions:
The Fund for Our Economic Future, Team NEO and ConxusNEO, three organizations committed to equitable economic growth in Northeast Ohio, have embarked on a multi-part analysis to better understand what’s happening in our region and answer the question on everyone’s mind: Where are the workers?