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Press Release

Northeast Ohio employers: Regional Workforce Development Forum is looking for your input on June 1

Who: Northeast Ohio employers (as well as workforce development practitioners, municipal leaders, funders, and researchers)

What: 2016 Regional Workforce Development Forum, sponsored by the Cleveland Fed and area Workforce Development Boards

When: Wednesday, June 1, 2016, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm ET

Where: Corporate College East, 4400 Richmond Rd., Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

Registration: Participation in the forum is free, but advance registration is required. Please register on the forum website by May 27.

Agenda: Find a detailed agenda, directions, and other information on the forum website.

On June 1, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the Workforce Development Boards in Cleveland–Cuyahoga, Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage and Summit Counties are co-hosting a Regional Workforce Development Forum at Cuyahoga Community College&rsquos Corporate College East.

Attendees will have an opportunity to help shape the regional workforce development plan for Northeast Ohio.

The forum will also provide a comprehensive picture of the region&rsquos labor market and a look at successful programs that address workforce needs in innovative ways.

Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish, Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson, and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Vice President and Community Development Officer Paul Kaboth will welcome the group. Presenters at the forum include Fred Dedrick, Executive Director of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions, and Harry Holzer, Professor of Public Policy at Georgetown University and Institute Fellow at the American Institutes for Research.

The forum is sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the regional Workforce Development Boards, with planning assistance from many partners including Cuyahoga County, the City of Cleveland, Cleveland State University, Fund for our Economic Future, MAGNET, and the Cleveland Foundation.

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that along with the Board of Governors in Washington DC comprise the Federal Reserve System. Part of the US central bank, the Cleveland Fed participates in the formulation of our nation’s monetary policy, supervises banking organizations, provides payment and other services to financial institutions and to the US Treasury, and performs many activities that support Federal Reserve operations System-wide. In addition, the Bank supports the well-being of communities across the Fourth Federal Reserve District through a wide array of research, outreach, and educational activities.

The Cleveland Fed, with branches in Cincinnati and Pittsburgh, serves an area that comprises Ohio, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, and the northern panhandle of West Virginia.

Media contact

Doug Campbell,, 513.218.1892