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

National Skills Coalition Initiative

National Skills Coalition
Start Date: Jul 2021 — End Date: Sep 2022

CREC supported the National Skills Coalition initiative to expand upskilling for essential workers and ensure small businesses had the talent they needed to succeed. NSC aimed to close racial and other equity gaps and address the demand for digital skills. CREC designed and developed state data profiles that support qualitative inquiry, peer learning, and policy enactment.

Technical AssistanceTrain Your Leaders

About the Client

National Skills Coalition

Jobs that require skills training are the backbone of our economy. National Skills Coalition (NSC) fights for a national commitment to inclusive, high-quality skills training so that more people have access to a better life, and more local businesses see sustained growth. Since 2000, through expert analysis and technical assistance, broad-based organizing, targeted advocacy, and cutting-edge communications, […]