The Manufacturing Report

Community Colleges Nationwide Are Collaborating to Expand Equity in Manufacturing

Episode Summary

It's estimated that 2.1 million factory jobs will remain unfilled by 2030. However, efforts to increase equity in manufacturing promises to substantially expand the workforce and create pathways to the middle class for underserved communities. A new project coordinated by the Century Foundation (TCF) and the Urban Manufacturing Alliance examines the vital role community colleges play in this. TCF Fellow Michelle Burris explains how. Photo courtesy of The Century Foundation