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Create systems to support employees, employers and other stakeholders

A major concern that touches upon all issues in the West Side is a lack of communication and coordination among stakeholders. In terms of employment, a more cohesive system that supports employers and potential employees and matches them up will create better economic outcomes for the neighborhood.

Supporting Data
of residents say a major barrier to employment is a lack of job opportunities in the area

Data from 2017 Needs Assessment

Percent of Job Seekers Unaware of Available Services
City job website 30%
Brookdale CC 15%
Waters & Sims Employment Services 50%
CARC Trainings 30%
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