With a strong commitment to invest in the resources that will ensure success, Collins Aerospace has partnered strategically in Iowa to grow a grassroots early childhood education initiative over time into the Collins Aerospace Day Academy, providing high-quality childcare and early education support to its employees and, when possible, the broader community.
San Mateo County had a childcare shortage crisis limiting economic opportunities for families and access to education for the county's children. Using data to position early childhood education and care as an infrastructure challenge, Build Up SMC is growing and improving the supply of childcare and early learning programs through advocacy, strategic partnerships, and making childcare and early learning conversations a priority.
The Metro Atlanta Chamber has created a model to convene and unite local businesses, childcare providers, school administrators, and other community leaders to identify what works for their community, increase the state's focus on early childhood education as an economic issue, and advocate with one voice for the right solutions.
Make, Learn, Do. CTS helped build the community-based FabNewport, a program that provides alternative pathways to STEAM education for students through expert mentoring and hands-on programs that's building a sustainable talent pipeline for smart fabrics in Rhode Island.
Seeking to continually improve the communities in which it operates, SC Johnson partnered with Gateway Technical College to develop the Gateway to Careers Bootcamp program, designed to help address the Racine community’s skilled worker shortage by engaging the area’s underemployed and critically unemployed through a customized training program supported by wrap-around case management services.