Discussion Paper

How Community Partners in Chattanooga, Tennessee Are Working toward an Equitable Workforce System

Abstract: From April 2022 through March 2023, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Center for Workforce and Economic Opportunity participated in the Reinventing Our Communities (ROC) program, a place-based economic inclusion program designed to increase equity in the workforce development system in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Through applied trainings, workshops, peer learning, and technical support, the program helped public- and private-sector community partners across Chattanooga work toward: • Improved community-led collaboration around racial equity and workforce development • Increased organizational capacity to identify challenges and solutions to advance equity in the workforce system • Greater understanding of actionable strategies to create sustainable systems-level change across their regional economies


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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Part of Series: Workforce Currents

Publication Date: 2023-07-11

Number: 2023-01