The Workforce Development Center

The Workforce Development Center provides place based and sector based strategies that are focused on economic development.

Our current workforce development initiatives are:

  • Public Allies – As the operating partner for Public Allies North Carolina, the Institute prepares young adults for business and community leadership based on knowledge, expertise and values that promote diversity as a path to broad prosperity.
  • NCDOT On-the-Job Training (OJT) – The Institute undertakes workforce projects that demonstrate ways to overcome barriers to diversity and build the next generation of diverse workers and leaders.
  • Planet Mogul – The Institute is demonstrating strategies for creating a diverse new generation of entrepreneurs using an interactive early childhood education model, Planet Mogul.