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Infrastructure: workforce development is a crucial part of digital equity

The article linked below, titled "Workforce Development Is a Crucial Part of Digital Equity;" emphasizes the importance of workforce development in achieving digital equity.  It highlights the growing digital divide and the need to ensure that everyone has equal access to technology and digital skills.  The article argues that addressing digital equity requires more than just providing access to broadband; it also necessitates investing in programs and initiatives that enhance digital skills and empower individuals to participate fully in the digital economy.  It discusses various strategies for workforce development, such as expanding digital literacy programs, fostering public-private partnerships, and creating career pathways in technology-related fields.  The article concludes by emphasizing the significance of workforce development as a key component of achieving digital equity and fostering inclusive economic growth.

Construction Career Day is returning in 2024

Hooray!  Construction Career Day(s) will return in 2024! Why is having a construction career event important? Promoting a construction career day is important for high school and community career seekers for several reasons: Raising awareness: Many high school students and community members may not be fully aware of the opportunities and benefits of a career in construction. Promoting a construction career day helps to increase awareness about the various roles and possibilities within the construction industry. Education and information: Construction career days provide a platform for students and community members to learn about different construction trades, job requirements, skills needed, and potential career paths. It offers valuable information that can help individuals make informed decisions about their future careers. Addressing misconceptions: There are often misconceptions about the construction industry, such as it being solely manual labor, low-paying, or lacking growt