to the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program (EOP) and the Center for the Future of Arizona.
Identify regional examples and convene workforce partners to explore Greater Phoenix approach and potential funding partners
Convene organizations with youth employment programs to discuss coalition and resource sharing, consider combining sub-regional efforts in regional efforts
Invite organizations to create a shared directory and add detail to employment practices and outcomes
Community college enrollments
Four-year degree enrollments
U.S. employment is projected to grow from 2020 to 2030 by only 0.7% annually.
Arizona employment is projected to grow from 2020 to 2030 by 2.2% annually.
Higher than U.S.
In a survey conducted February 9-14, 2022, of 54 Phoenix youth surveyed, 80% stated that they felt they were prepared to enter the workforce.
In December 2021, the unemployment rate of 20- to 24-year-old workers was twice that of 25- to 54-year-old workers.
When looking at the opportunity to positively influence the workforce galaxy of Greater Phoenix, our team asked the question. "How are people supposed to use the workforce system if they don't know it exists?"
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