The Future of Work Begins with a City’s Youngest Residents

Wednesday, January 09th, 2019
As city leaders across the country develop strategies to prepare residents for changing job trends, here is one strategy you might not have considered: early childhood education. While young children may seem a far cry from our workforce, there are several reasons why any city leader preparing for the future of work in their communities should be thinking about early childhood. To move toward the vision of the early care and education professions as jobs of the future, for the last two years the National League of Cities has provided in-depth technical assistance to a cohort of cities to help local leaders increase recognition of the importance of the early childhood workforce in their communities and implement programs and policies to better support and prepare that workforce. Follow this link to read more. Sourced from: Cities Speak.