Assemble and provide increased influence to the growing number of Americans who don't fully align with either political party.
Empower them to keep candidates and elected officials on both sides of the aisle focused on the issues getting lost in the partisan shuffle.
USTomorrow’s pathway to success is pretty straightforward.
- Collect new data on the community impact of the issues today’s politics ignore.
- Identify common goals.
- Assemble, educate, and engage a new network of employers, economic developers, and policymakers and their constituents to reach them.
That’s a new coalition focused on people, not politics.
Participating TEDC members will receive tools and support to strengthen stakeholder relationships and deepen the understanding of local, regional, and statewide workforce readiness landscapes. They will be supported in mentoring UST’s community coalitions and lead the conversation in their communities and between and among other UST communities.
IC2 Institute at the University of Texas at Austin provides guidance on the diverging economic realities of urban and rural communities and methodologies to bridge the gap.
To ensure a constant focus on the future, the Annette Strauss Institute at the University of Texas at Austin provides guidance on civic engagement, education, and mentorship.