Aligning Opportunities Launch Event

Jun 6, 2019 | Events

July 17 – Join Team NEO and Delta Dental as we release the 2019 Aligning Opportunities report, an analysis of the job demand and supply picture for the 18 counties of Northeast Ohio. You’ll gain insight into the programs being offered by 123 institutions, 94 occupations, and 19 wealth-creating occupation groups and learn the challenges of our workforce, employers and economy and what steps are being taken to drive the discussion to close the gap between the demand and supply imbalance. PLUS Hear from keynote speaker Jim Tressel, President of Youngstown State University. Learn how he has made remarkable strides in enrollment and student retention at the University as well the significant upgrades to streets on and around the campus. He will also give his perspective on the topic of building talent pools in the region. Additional information and registration is here.

A Stronger Workforce through Understanding Mental Health and Addiction

About three months ago, we launched our Recovery Within Reach campaign, a first-of-its-kind effort to educate Ohioans about the financial effects of opioid addiction — and to connect them with treatment options close to their homes.

Our goal is to create a new way of talking about addiction, one in which people consider the facts and practical realities of how substance use disorder affects their lives. Not long ago, Gov. Mike DeWine challenged all of us in state government to think of ways we could help Ohioans navigate the opioid crisis that has affected our state for so long. For us, that meant considering the financial effects of addiction — and providing tools and trainings to help Ohioans and financial advisers talk about addiction and access care.

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Newark Development Partners continues to make strides in Downtown Newark

Newark Development Partners (NDP), the community improvement corporation for the City of Newark, continues to further development in the Downtown through various projects. The sale of the Hudson Avenue Church with surrounding property, the renewal of the Downtown Special Improvement District and the commencement of construction at the Historic Arcade are all recent successes for the City of Newark.

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