To accomplish our mission of investing in human potential to drive the growth and development of our economy, we gain insight and understanding of local workforce needs through research. Following are various plans and reports that have resulted.

Targeted Industry Regional Sector Reports

Other Regional Reports

A report released by the three Workforce Development Boards that serve the SW Washington-Portland metropolitan area finds more than 30,000 young people ages 16 to 24 are not in school and not employed. Referred to as Opportunity Youth, these young people represent an important workforce resource for the economy in our six-county area (Clackamas, Clark, Cowlitz, Multnomah, Wahkiakum and Washington).

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