CCAT Joins Talk on How Cross-Sector Collaboration Helps Our Communities Thrive

CCAT Joins Talk on How Cross-Sector Collaboration Helps Our Communities Thrive

CCAT Joins Talk on How Cross-Sector Collaboration Helps Our Communities Thrive

MetroHartford Alliance in partnership with the United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut, will explore how communities are collaborating to solve workforce and income-based issues at the ‘Working Cities, Thriving Communities’ breakfast on Wednesday, Aug. 8 starting 7:30 a.m. at the Marriott Hartford Downtown. Moderated by David Radcliffe, Director or Connecticut Working Cities Challenge, CCAT’s Associate Director of Education & Workforce Development, Lynn Raicik will be one of three on the panel discussing the unique, collaborative and innovative approaches communities are taking to solve the issues that matter most: improving the long term financial stability of families, improving the talent pipeline for employers, creating a thriving, strong and sustainable regional economy. She will be joined by Keynote Speaker Eric S. Rosengren, President & CEO of Federal Reserve Bank of Boston as well as the others on the panel, Senior Director of Human Resources at Pratt & Whitney Christopher Smith and Director of the Hartford Working Cities Challenge at United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut, Joel Rivera.

The Working Cities Challenge is a grant competition designed by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to support cross-sector, collaborative leadership and ambitious work to improve the lives of people in small and mid-sized cities. Hartford and East Hartford are among five cities in our state to receive the grant.

To register, https://goo.gl/v7ZYpA

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