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Misaligned Opportunities

A report on how racial inequities lead to skills gaps in Northeast Ohio.

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Misaligned Opportunities in Northeast Ohio

The Misaligned Opportunities report includes robust skills gap statistics aimed at better defining the workforce participation disparities in Northeast Ohio, particularly with persons of color, using metrics like:

  • Educational attainment
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Racial proportionality of in-demand occupations
  • And more

Misaligned Opportunities is a part of Team NEO’s annual Aligning Opportunities report on skills gaps in the region, which serves as the foundation of the organization’s Talent Strategy. Since 2019, Team NEO has partnered with Delta Dental to increase awareness of the actionable skills gap insights Aligning Opportunities among the business and higher education communities. Team NEO and Delta Dental partnership logos

“As a Black leader in Northeast Ohio and a board member for Team NEO, I felt it imperative to contribute and provide feedback on this topic. We are at a crossroads in our societal history when topics of racial equity and inclusion have increasingly been discussed from the newspaper’s front page to the dining room table. KPMG is proud to support Team NEO because they make our community stronger, and this report helps us understand our challenges to help us be better.”

Eric Logan, Principal, Industrial Manufacturing Strategy, KPMG

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