Workforce & Economic Development Initiatives
Workforce Innovation for a Stronger Economy (WISE)
7 Rivers Alliance is leading the WISE Project, which is a collaborative effort to align economic and workforce development while creating a 10-year regional talent plan.
Inspire helps employers and industry groups build talent supply chains and seamless connections with educators and students throughout the state via digital media.
Wisconsin Apprenticeship Growth and Enhancement Strategies (Wage$)
The Western WDB is part of a state-wide effort to increase awareness and utilization of registered apprenticeships to meet workforce training needs. The project intends to register 1,000 new apprentices and upskill 542 incumbent workers across existing occupations in manufacturing and new occupations in healthcare and information technology.