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This year we challenge you to play an active role in strengthening our community here in Wayne County by utilizing the power of integrative collaboration to improve the quality of life for 25,000 citizens in Wayne County, Indiana by 2025.

Teams can choose to address this challenge by targeting three key focus areas: Neighborhood Development, Employability, and Community Development.

Neighborhood Development

  • Stagnant property values: Develop and implement initiatives that can enhance property values in neighborhoods and towns in Wayne County, Indiana
  • Increase "home ownership": Develop and implement initiatives that will drive "private home ownership" in neighborhoods and towns in Wayne County, Indiana

Employability

  • "Upskill" the current Wayne County, Indiana workforce: Develop and implement initiatives that will help to solve the current lack of "high skilled" labor and talent to meet the demands of today's and future employers

Community Development

  • Inability to attract new residents and retain current residents to Wayne County, Indiana: Develop and implement initiatives that help to create an "environment" that current, new and potential residents (outside of Wayne County, Indiana) will find compelling to live work and play

Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
47374-4095
1-765-983-1200 — Main Switchboard
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