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The C2ER Weekly Update is an informational "one-stop" for economic development and labor market researchers. The Weekly Update is delivered to C2ER members every Thursday via email and includes information on:

  • Upcoming C2ER / LMI Institute training events and webinars
  • Important research highlights from the past week's news
  • C2ER technical assistance publications
  • Federal testimony and calls for comment on economic development- and workforce-related issues

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The Latest Update: Thursday, July 19, 2018

July 19, 2018

White House Announces Nominee for Census Bureau Director

The White House has announced Steven Dillingham as its nominee for the next director of the U.S. Census Bureau. Dillingham has experience leading smaller federal statistical agencies, including the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. He currently serves as the director of the Peace Corps Office of Strategic Information, Research, and Planning.

Featured Event

Monthly Webinar Series:

Strengthening Communities Through Grants and Incentives

September 25, 2018

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

The webinar will provide a brief primer on grants and incentives and discuss the role collaboration plays in finding and accessing grants to support community development. The presenter will also touch on how needs assessments and program design play a key role in both economic development and the grant acquisition process. The webinar will conclude with some case study examples of community strengthening, grant funded initiatives and a question and answer session. 

 

Presenter: 

Micki Vandeloo, GPC, President, Lakeview Consulting, Inc.

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Pricing: C2ER, LMI Institute, and APDU members: FREE

Non-members: $50

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C2ER/LMI Institute Events

Annual Conference Sponsor Webinar:

The New Virtual Career Center: Connecting College and Careers: Presented by Geographic Solutions

July 26, 2018

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

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Pricing: FREE

Call for PMP Summit Presenters

Proposals due by August 3, 2018

To volunteer as a presenter, email Amanda Holmes

Monthly Webinar Series:

Strengthening Communities Through Grants and Incentives

September 25, 2018

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

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Pricing: C2ER, LMI Institute, and APDU members: FREE

Non-members: $50

2018 Projections Managing Partnership Summit

October 10-12, 2018

Arlington, VA

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Other Events

Bipartisan Policy Center

How States Use Data and Evidence for Policymaking: Current Trends and Future Opportunities

July 24, 2018

Washington, D.C. 

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Prosperity Now

Prosperity Summit

September 5-7, 2018

National Harbor, MD

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North East Regional Employment & Training Association

Developing a Talent Pipeline for the Healthcare Industry  

September 17-18, 2018

Scranton, PA

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Economic Development Administration

2018 RIS Program Informational Webinars

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