Spoke/Strategy aligned with
Brief description of project
Expand and utilize apprentice programs in the region
Who could be involved?
City of Rockford, Rockford Area Arts Council, Rockford Park District, Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, local downtown business, restaurant and bar owners, local artists, Rockford Public Library, and many more...
Potential dependencies or conflicts?
Successfully completing planned - and new - downtown developments requires funding for infrastructure projects; alignment of agencies, organizations, and businesses; policies that support preserving history and incorporating arts and rec into planning; safety and security measures that put citizens at ease when visiting the downtown area; and marketing for both residents and tourists to take advantage of downtown offerings.