Helping Local Communities Strengthen Business Engagement Strategies (via Corporate Voices for Working Families)

Businesses and communities will always be interdependent. What are those on the front lines saying works between community leaders and business partners?

On Thursday, February 11, 2011, Corporate Voices for Working Families’ Ready by 21 team facilitated a “peer learning” call with the Ready by 21 Southeast Communities on business engagement.  Corporate Voices provided an overview of its series of business and community tools, and in particular the Supporting the Education Pipeline:  Business Engagement Toolkit for Community-Based Organizations, focused on helping private and public leaders in comm … Read More

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  1. Thank you for your comment. Front line workers from community organizations and business leaders say that it takes time to build successful and long-lasting partnerships. There must be open and honest communication about the goals of the partnership, measurement of success, capacity and deadlines. If both can come to agreement around common goals for the partnership then it will be successful. For more information on how to build and sustain partnerships between business and community leaders, I invite you to visit http://www.corporatevoices.org/our-work/workforce-readiness/ready-21/tools-resources-business-community-leaders or feel free to leave another comment and happy to discuss further! Thanks again!

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