KC Rising forum focuses on innovative strategies for shared prosperity

Even in the most economically vibrant metropolitan areas in the country, not all residents are benefiting from economic growth. That’s the premise behind the Shared Prosperity Partnership, a collaborative effort between national and local leaders to promote inclusive prosperity. On October 2-3, KC Rising partners convened more than 200 leaders representing businesses, local governments and […]

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DeBruce Foundation launches new career assessment tool

DeBruce Foundation announces career assessment tool

On Tuesday, Oct. 1, The DeBruce Foundation announced a new career assessment tool — the Agile Work Profiler. This tool uses data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic and helps individuals learn more about their individual strengths and interests. The Bureau of Labor Statistics identified approximately 60,000 jobs that include a variety of work […]

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KC region selected for GEAR award

On Sept. 10, the U.S. General Services Administration announced a $300,000 GEAR award for a Data Academy proposal submitted by the Volcker Alliance, MARC and Johns Hopkins University Centers for Civic Impact. The project is one of three selected nationwide as grand prize winners of GSA’s Government Effectiveness Advanced Research (GEAR) Center challenge. The award […]

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