Duluth Chamber Foundation surveys residents about priorities

September 11th, 2023|Categories: Duluth Chamber News|

Homelessness, lack of affordable housing, downtown safety, taxes, street conditions and workforce challenges were identified as the top concerns of Duluthians in formal, citywide research commissioned by the Duluth Area Chamber Foundation in August. These and other findings will now be used by the Duluth Area Chamber Foundation to help prioritize

2023 Candidate Forums

September 1st, 2023|Categories: Duluth Chamber News|

View recordings of the 2023 Candidate Forums, courtesy of the Duluth News Tribune: Duluth School Board District 3 (Henry Banks, Loren Martell) and At-Large (Allana Oswald, Stephanie Williams) Duluth Mayor (Roger Reinert, Emily Larson) Duluth City Council At-Large (Arik Forsman, Lynn Marie Nephew, Jenna Yeakle, Miranda Pacheco) City Council District

Key Takeaways from the 2023 Powering Inclusion Summit

August 11th, 2023|Categories: 2023, Diversity, Leadership|Tags: , |

The Powering Inclusion Summit, hosted by the Center for Economic Inclusion, is a powerful day featuring hundreds of the leading changemakers who are building wealth and opportunity in housing, economic development, business growth, and more to build legacy wealth in Black, Indigenous, Latine and Asian communities. I was honored to attend

Leadership Duluth Class of 2023

June 26th, 2023|Categories: 2023, Duluth Chamber News, Education, Events, Leadership, Workforce Development|

For more than three decades, Leadership Duluth has been educating and empowering Duluth area leaders to take an active role in the betterment of their community and workplaces.  Join us in congratulating the Leadership Duluth Class of 2023. 2023 Leadership Duluth Graduation Celebration The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce, Duluth

Importance of Representation

June 15th, 2023|Categories: 2023, Commitment to Change: Juneteenth|Tags: |

June 15, 2023 Written By Stephanie Williams In 1995, just 2 years after my family relocated to Duluth, I was asked by my 8th grade history teacher to explain my experience with colorism to the whole class. I was the only Black kid in my

Employer Champions Working Together to Do More

June 14th, 2023|Categories: 2023, Commitment to Change: Juneteenth|Tags: |

June 14, 2023 Written By Elena Foshay, Director of Workforce Development, City of Duluth There has been a lot of movement among area employers around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion over the past three years. The combination of a workforce shortage and social movements has pushed businesses

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