Thriving People: The Key to Economically Viable Cities

Time: 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019

23-11-2019 10:45 23-11-2019 12:00 America/Chicago Thriving People: The Key to Economically Viable Cities

Economically thriving cities depend upon their residents—and the coordination and efforts of a multitude of services and supports. With  ecosystems geared toward human capital development and the creation of businesses that benefit workers and community, cities are primed to weather downturns and be more economically stable. This session will showcase the different levers that cities… Read more »

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Synopsis

Economically thriving cities depend upon their residents—and the coordination and efforts of a multitude of services and supports. With  ecosystems geared toward human capital development and the creation of businesses that benefit workers and community, cities are primed to weather downturns and be more economically stable. This session will showcase the different levers that cities are using to ensure all residents get off to a great start, are financially secure and are connected to the resources they need in order to thrive. Gain an understanding of several proven strategies, including supporting early childhood business leaders, creating children savings accounts, strengthening cradle to career investments and expanding employee-owned businesses.

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