Mission and Services

Mission: To promote Public – Private Partnership approach in increasing access to STEAM-based career pathway programs and innovative opportunities for underrepresented youth and young adults. In addition, collaborate with stakeholders in promoting inclusive Local Economic Development projects with representation of marginalized professionals.

Promoting careers in STEAM and Economic Development opportunities for the future generation through public policy and partnerships!

STEAM stands for Science Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math

WCRC contracts their services to particular clients, such as:

Elected Officials, Candidates, Employer Representatives from STEAM Industries, Education Leaders, Programs that Serve K-12 Students and Young Adults, Policy Institutes, Foundations, Economic development agencies, Architects, etc.

Breakdown of Services

Career Pathway/Economic Development Advisor and Recruiter

  • Serve as a liaison between youth/young adult-based institutions, industry leaders, and other stakeholders to develop career pathway curriculum, work-based learning opportunities, and program evaluation tools
  • Develop career recruitment programs for underrepresented youth and young talents to gain access to STEAM-based internship, mentor, and entry-level career opportunities
  • Recruit diverse representation of professionals to sponsor, invest, and participate in local cultural, economic, and environmental sustainability projects in lower and working-class neighborhoods
  • Research and analyze STEAM industry trends to ensure that projects create economic growth and career opportunities for highly skilled targeted group

Policy Advisor

  • Build working relationships with political stakeholders to advocate for initiatives and funding on a Federal, State, and Local level

Five Reasons Why is WCRC Unique?

  • Focuses on innovative careers that will prepare the current and next generation for economic growth initiatives and global market
  • Promotes professionals from underrepresented groups to participate in economic development projects
  • Utilizes Geography Information System (GIS) to conduct research for public policy projects
  • Targets career pathway initiatives for participants between the ages of 12-26 
  • Results driven that will continue to measure success of projects for clients

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