Strong workforce development is about investment in training for jobs that exist today, forecasting training needs for the jobs of tomorrow, and continued investment in people to advance careers as technology and the economy continue to revolutionize what employment looks like in America. Effective workforce development includes wrap-around support and removal of barriers, such as a lack of childcare and transportation. The public sector and community-based agencies are already partners, but we cannot do this without a paradigm shift with the private sector becoming a major investor in strategies that increase inclusive workforce development.

Who needs to act? You; Federal and State Legislators; Governor Andy Beshear; Mayor Greg Fischer; Louisville Metro Council; Greater Louisville, Inc.; Trade Organizations; Media