Helping Communities Shine

Whether researching and implementing ways to shape a community's economic development plan or partnering to create ways to put people to work, CREC connects researchers and policymakers with:

     • Data training
     • Custom portfolios that aid regional competitiveness

Project Profile

Jobs1stPA Summit

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
Start Date: Jan 2014 — End Date: Dec 2014

C2ER and the LMI Institute collaborated with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry to organize the Jobs1stPA Summit, bringing together Commonwealth leaders and citizens to: highlight progress in aligning workers’ skills with job demands, identify existing obstacles to adapting education and training systems to the marketplace, and find creative solutions that build momentum and prepare workers to compete globally.  C2ER’s role in the Summit included: program and agenda development, speaker recruitment, marketing and public relations, registration management, logistics planning, on-site coordination, and follow-up evaluation.

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About the Client

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry

The Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) employs more than 5,000 workers in 200 offices statewide. Established in 1913, the department originally inspected the working conditions in factories around the state. Over time, the department’s responsibilities expanded.