Save the date: Examining Opportunity Gaps in St. Louis panel discussion

    St. Louis Community College’s Workforce Solutions Group will present the 2015 State of St. Louis Workforce Report from 7:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, in the Mildred E. Bastian Theatre at STLCC’s Forest Park campus, 5600 Oakland Avenue.

    Come join our discussion and hear about the latest workforce research. The conversation will be about economic opportunity gaps in the St. Louis workforce based on local focus groups, employer surveys and leaders in the community. The topics addressed will include gaps in educational achievement, skills, perception and information.

    These topics, real-time labor market data and the results of a regional survey of more than 1,000 employers will be discussed during the event. Networking and continental breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program follows at 8 a.m.

    The workforce panelists for the event are:

    • Kathy Osborn, Executive Director, Regional Business Council
    • John Gaal, Director of Training and Workforce Development, Carpenters’ District Council of Greater St. Louis
    • Michael P. McMillan, President & Chief Executive Officer, Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis
    • Eric Henderson, Missouri Area Human, Resources Manager, UPS
    • Alan Spell, Research Manager, Missouri Economic Research and Information Center
    • Roderick Nunn, D.M., Interim President, STLCC-Forest Park (moderator)

     

    Admission is free, but reservations are requested by July 31.
    To RSVP online, visit http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/event/130171.

    For more information about the event, visit www.stlcc.edu/STLworkforce.


     

    Wednesday, August 5, 2015
    St. Louis Community College at Forest Park
    The Mildred E. Bastian Theatre
    5600 Oakland Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110

    7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking
    8:00 a.m. Report Findings and Panel Discussion
    10:00 a.m. Community of Interest Breakout Sessions

    Download the 2014 State of the the St. Louis STEM Workforce report here.

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