MAGNET, an Ohio MEP that recognized the growing need for high school graduates with STEM skills in order to sustain the manufacturing economy in Ohio, created an employer-led pre-apprenticeship program aligned with the Ohio Department of Education College and Career readiness graduation standards, and partnered with local public education and local employers.
The challenges that face businesses looking to invest in emerging economies are the same challenges that face the communities themselves.
The World Economic Forum estimates a cumulative economic output loss of $47 trillion over the next two decades from noncommunicable diseases, like cancer, diabetes, and mental health.
In Florida, as in 30 other states, it’s legal to fire someone, deny them housing, or refuse them service at a business simply because they are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT).
In August 2016, Louisiana was devastated by catastrophic flooding. Greenbrier Elementary School in Baton Rouge was severely damaged and had to close for the entire school year.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation knows first-hand of Dr. Jerome Adams’ experience advocating for public health and working with partners across sectors, which will make him an outstanding U.S.