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The importance of strengthening the education continuum

In this week's  “GCP Insight” interview, Greater Cleveland Partnership Senior Director of Advocacy Alesha Washington talks with Ohio House Minority Leader State Rep. Fred Strahorn (D-39) about the value and importance of education.

The discussion includes the impact that education has on the lives of young people starting with early childhood through post-secondary studies. Click to watch.

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Tackling the challenges of talent development and retention

Hiring and retaining a high-caliber workforce is a major concern for employers of all sizes.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which is hosting a sold-out “Talent Pipeline Management” conference on Wednesday, March 23 in Washington, D.C., notes that “The American economy is facing a serious crisis…U.S. businesses are leaving jobs unfilled because they cannot find qualified talent.”

Learn more about upcoming GCP and business community events that are addressing the challenges of talent development and retention.

 - Cleveland Health Means Business Forum on Wednesday, April 6

 - Linking IT Talent to Opportunity on Wednesday, April 20

 - Greater Cleveland Middle-Market Forum on Thursday, May 12.

Read more.

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Hot topics for the C-suite: Cyber security, export readiness and talent management

Please mark your calendar and plan to join us at the 2016 Greater Cleveland Middle-Market Forum on Thursday, May 12 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Corporate College East.

Our program will feature expert insights into cyber security, export readiness and attracting top talent management—three top-of-mind topics for many C-suite executives and their direct reports.

Attendees will have the opportunity join the conversation during the Q&A sessions after each presentation.

Click to register now and take advantage of the GCP-member discount of $99 per person available through April 12. Read more.

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Speaking out to protect our Great Lake

Greater Cleveland Partnership Senior Vice President of Advocacy Marty McGann discusses the importance of dredging the Cuyahoga River on a regular basis.

He also comments on why the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ position to dump the sediment into Lake Erie is a concern for businesses, water quality and other environmental factors. Click to watch the video.