In a collaborative effort to foster community awareness and empower businesses with critical insights, Talent EVV recently joined forces with the United Way of Southwestern Indiana to host a virtual session delving into the intricacies of ALICE data. The session not only focused on the Evansville Region but also extended its scope to include various communities identified by Talent EVV as peer benchmark communities.
ALICE, which stands for Asset-Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, represents a significant demographic facing economic challenges despite being employed. This virtual gathering aimed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the ALICE data, shedding light on the realities experienced by families across our region. The session aimed to connect the dots between the data and its implications for our regional economy, offering valuable insights that can shape informed decision-making.
One of the primary objectives of the session was to equip employers with the knowledge and resources necessary to address the complex issues that ALICE individuals and families encounter daily. By understanding the nuances of the data, businesses can play a pivotal role in creating solutions that not only benefit their workforce but also contribute to the overall well-being of the community.
The deep-dive session facilitated a nuanced exploration of the challenges faced by ALICE households, providing a platform for constructive dialogue on how businesses can contribute to positive change. By identifying peer benchmark communities, Talent EVV ensured that the insights gleaned were not only relevant to the local landscape but also comparable to similar regions, fostering a more comprehensive understanding of the challenges at hand.
As businesses navigate the complex landscape of workforce dynamics, being well-informed is a strategic imperative. The collaboration between Talent EVV and United Way of Southwestern Indiana exemplifies a proactive approach to community engagement, where businesses not only thrive but also actively contribute to the betterment of the regions they serve.
Watch the Full Session below: