Beyond the Headlines ? Seattle’s Economic Share in the Region

[h6]February 2014? |? FOCUS: Seattle, King County & Washington[/h6] Metropolitan economies are of growing importance to regional, statewide, national, and global prosperity. In 2007, for example, half of the global GDP (gross domestic product) came from just 380 cities worldwide.(i) Cities and metropolitan areas are vital to national and global markets, as they contain a […]

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SJI?s Annual Conference Highlights Productive Persistence & Other Innovations in Education and Training

February 19, 2014 Last month, Seattle Jobs Initiative was pleased to bring together a diverse group of more than 120 community college staff members, educators, and community-based organization staff members for our 2014 Community College + Community-Based Organization Conference! This year?s sold-out conference featured national and local experts Bob Giloth (Annie E. Casey Foundation), David […]

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