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Our Region is Transforming

Renewing Our People

Renewing our community for all to thrive and lead fulling lives

Revitalizing our Economy & Infrastructure

Revitalization of our Economy & Infrastructure to support this and future generations of residents

Creating Sense of Place

Creating sense of place where all residents love where they live, work and play

Reframing for Opportunity

Reframing both the ways we live and think about our community

Funding our Future

Changing the way we fund and plan for projects and transformational change

In order to reach our vision through the collective efforts of our community, we can follow the strategic plan for transformation, or TMAP. The TMAP contains the sequenced projects, as well as the expected outputs and outcomes.

Project News & Updates

Última Session De Visualizacíon De Las Communidad

Última Session De Visualizacíon De Las Communidad Jueves, 17 de mayo a las 6 PM – 7:30 PM Sucursal Montague, 1238 S. Winnebago Street, Rockford Necesitamos sus ideas para planificar la Biblioteca principal de vanguardia de Rockford. Por favor, venga y díganos qué quiere de su biblioteca, qué es importante para usted y qué debemos

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Stakeholder Focus:  Workforce Connection

  As you may recall, the community’s vision anticipates a condition where – all residents are leading successful and fulfilling lives, – our workforce is sought after, and – our economy is agile, innovative and strong. Connecting our residents to opportunities for education, training and employment is foundational to achieving our vision. Several community organizations

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Advanced Manufacturing Fuels Transformation

Advanced manufacturing has long been an asset of the Rockford region – an asset to be nurtured and leveraged in our region’s transformation. The region’s vision anticipates that advanced manufacturing is one of the economic drivers to bring needed resources to this region to fuel our transformation: “We have an agile, innovative and strong economy

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The Aerospace Cluster – A Thriving Economic Ecosystem

The Rockford region is home to one of America’s largest Aerospace clusters.  Over 100 manufacturers and service providers in the aerospace supply base call this region home. These companies are collectively known for their ability to design, develop, manufacture, assemble, test and service many of the most sophisticated controls and systems in the aerospace industry. 

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Opportunities exist for all community members to influence the future as we become a Top 25 community. The transformation is already underway. You can follow the region’s transformation progress and get involved by signing up for our newsletter and learning more.