This toolkit from Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development is designed to help communities implement mission driven strategies for urban industrial development.
Read this Letter from the Editor to learn why we're highlighting one approach to workforce development: sector partnerships.
The LISC Institute spoke with Community Action Duluth and Arrowhead Manufacturers Fabricators Association about their partnership and the creation of the Arrowhead Manufacturers and Fabricators’ Training Program.
In a chapter for Investing in America's Workforce: Improving Outcomes for Workers and Employers, published by Atlanta Federal Reserve, LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones, describes how local solutions are key to filling the middle-skills employment gap and catalyzing opportunity across the country. Using an integrated services approach through the Financial Opportunity Center and Bridges to Career Opportunities models, LISC and its partners have worked with residents of underresourced communities to help them on a pathway to living-wage jobs. These local innovations can enhance traditional workforce development strategies and supply underused talent to meet employers' growing demand for workers.