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New report outlines state’s economic recovery strategy

The new report identifies five elements as keys to every individual’s economic well-being—financial stability; education; health; community infrastructure, including access to affordable housing and child care; and a clean environment—and encourages state and local leaders to invest accordingly. Read More

April 6, 2021|Blog Post, Focus Forward Updates|

Focus Forward Podcast Ep 9: Innovation, Inspiration and Public Health with Alexander Kempe

Alexander Kempe, president and CEO of Novir, the testing solutions company and winner of the We’re All Innovating contest, talks with WEDC Secretary Missy Hughes about his company’s antibody test and the need for innovation in the pandemic. Read More

January 21, 2021|Blog Post, Focus Forward Updates|

Focus Forward Podcast Ep 8: Dennis Beale on Teaching Passion and Changing Lives

The founder of Power of Perception, a mentoring program for Eau Claire students that creates opportunities for minority youth, talks with WEDC Secretary Missy Hughes about how passion, motivation and connection are essential for the state’s growth. Read More

November 11, 2020|Blog Post, Focus Forward Updates|
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