Gary Thompson, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Regional Growth Partnership in Toledo, Ohio, shares the importance of local teamwork for building opportunity.
Coleena Ali, vice president of resident services, Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority, explains why four-year degrees aren't the only path to opportunity.
"It may not be college, but it may be some training," says Coleena Ali, vice president of resident services, Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Giving students options when they consider employment means that education, industry, and community need to work hand in hand.
"It will definitely move our community in a different way," says Catherine Crosby, chief of staff to Toledo, Ohio, mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz.
"There's a huge market out there," says Marisa Bergman, human resource team leader at North Star BlueScope Steel.
"There is no way to do workforce development well if you are not collaborating across sectors," says Catherine Crosby, chief of staff to Toledo, Ohio, mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz.