February 2022

February 2022 | Workforce & Economic DevelopmentPartners in DevelopmentTown of Chelmsford, MA

February 2022 | Workforce & Economic Development

Partners in Development

Town of Chelmsford, MA

Rich in history, the Town of Chelmsford is a picturesque place where the past seamlessly integrates with the present. Named for Chelmsford, England, this venerable Massachusetts town was incorporated in 1655. Long ago, Chelmsford’s economy was based on farming, limestone quarrying, and lumber mills; almost 370 years later, Chelmsford is known for quality of life, education, and business-friendly thinking.

2022 | February 2022 | In FocusBuilding the Connected CommunityALLO Communications

2022 | February 2022 | In Focus

Building the Connected Community

ALLO Communications

The pandemic and the resulting boom in working from home have proved, beyond a shadow of a doubt, the need for adequate internet networks. One company has become a leading provider in high-speed fiber networks across the region and beyond in the Midwestern United States. From its Imperial, Nebraska headquarters, ALLO Communications is building networks to keep connections in the American Heartland stable, secure, and fast.

2022 | February 2022 | In Focus | Workforce & Economic DevelopmentA Seat at the TableCity of Reedley, CA

2022 | February 2022 | In Focus | Workforce & Economic Development

A Seat at the Table

City of Reedley, CA

In an era marked by rising costs of living, workers and businesses alike are setting forth for greener horizons. Southeast of Fresno, California, a rapidly growing community is gaining strength. The city of Reedley, population just over 26,000 and growing, presents a diverse economy, strong quality of life, and fantastic environmental surroundings, earning it a spot in the Golden State’s strongest rising communities.

2022 | February 2022 | In FocusBlack EntrepreneursScaling for Success

2022 | February 2022 | In Focus

Black Entrepreneurs

Scaling for Success

In this month, we look at the history, the contributions and the achievements of the Black community in North America. Getting ahead in business can be an uphill battle at the best of times, and when one is faced with additional challenges of inequality in the form of wealth gap, lack of privilege, and outright racism, the struggle for success for an entrepreneur – especially a Black one – can be daunting.

February 2022 | Workforce & Economic DevelopmentUrban OasisCity of North Miami, FL

February 2022 | Workforce & Economic Development

Urban Oasis

City of North Miami, FL

As Miami-Dade County’s sixth-biggest city and home to nearly 70,000 people, the City of North Miami in South Florida is known for being as welcoming and culturally diverse as it is resilient. It is the “middle of the market” strategically located midpoint between several large business districts, two major seaports and two international airports at Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

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