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Talent & Workforce Development

Tri-County collaborates with educators, workforce development agencies, and economic development professionals to develop strategies that support talent needs for region now and into the future.

Continued education, training, and professional development opportunities, and talent attraction and retention initiatives, play a critical role in making the Greater Lansing region competitive in the global workforce. Organizations like Capital Area Michigan Works!, LEAP, Lansing Community College, and Michigan State University connect employers and job seekers to resources needed to be successful. Other organizations, like Lansing 5:01 and Grand River Connection, work to encourage external Michiganders to move to the region, bring former Greater Lansing residents back, and motivate existing and emerging young professional to stay.

We have supported a number of initiatives, events, and programs throughout the region with state GLRPI and federal funding, including: