Create an environment of coordination and collaboration rather than competition within existing network of job training program providers

Economic development activities are often thought of in a “zero-sum” manner, with different agencies competing for enrollees and funding. Reframing the economic future of the West Side as a strong partnership among agencies with a common goal will enable stakeholders to focus on what is most important– the advancement of job seekers in the neighborhood.

supporting data

0%
of residents say they have sought employment in the past year

Data from 2017 Needs Assessment

0%
of residents say they are not currently enrolled in school or a training program

Data from 2017 Needs Assessment