Partners for a Competitive Workforce: Insights from Solving Problems Through Cross-Sector Partnerships

A new Living Cities report profiles Partners for a Competitive Workforce to learn what it takes to set up and run a cross-sector partnership that is delivering real and measurable impact

Partners for a Competitive Workforce, a National Fund-supported collaborative,  brings together all of the Tri-State (Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana-Greater Cincinnati) region’s workforce efforts under a common mission. PCW aims to achieve the bold goal that by 2020, 90 percent of the labor force will be gainfully employed. Author Alison Gold examines the traits, factors, and behaviors influencing PCW, and offers key insights from this case around structuring a cross-sector partnerships to achieve impact.