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Tuesday
Dec312013

Workforce

Image courtesy of HealthForce MN

Securing regional prosperity through hiring Corridor residents.

Our goal is to achieve a workforce among our anchor institutions that is more representative of local communities along the Central Corridor in order to contribute to better local health outcomes, improved educational achievement, and increased household incomes.  In pursuit of this goal, we have established the following objectives.

Objectives

  1. Increase anchor institution employment from Central Corridor zip codes from 13 % to 18 % in 5 years -- achieved!
  2. Achieve racial diversity goals across all job categories among Central Corridor anchor institutions in 5 years
  3. Reduce the racial employment gap in the Central Corridor zip codes from 14% to 10% in 5 years

 

Read about the over $600,000 in economic benefit generated by our workforce pathways.

 

We are pursuing our goal and objectives through the following strategies: