Who We Support: Community

It Takes a Community...

These partners are all working to improve our quality of life through their support of Business, Education, and Students. It truly takes a village and a supporting network to ensure we build a better tomorrow.

It Takes a Community...

These partners are all working to improve our quality of like through their support of Business, Education, and Students.  It truly takes a village and a supporting network to ensure we build a better tomorrow.

Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeships (AJAC)

AJAC is an industry-driven apprenticeship organization, founded on the belief that mastery occurs on the job. Through pre-apprenticeship, youth apprenticeship and adult apprenticeship, all people can earn competitive wages, find meaningful and fulfilling work, and pursue lifelong learning.

Association of Washington Businesses (AWB)

AWB is the catalytic leader and unifying voice for economic prosperity throughout Washington state.

Washington will excel as a globally competitive state built on a solid foundation of innovation, a world-class workforce, and a quality of place second to none.

Columbia River Economic Development Council (CREDC)

CREDC believes in the collaboration of both public and private sectors to advance economic growth in the Pacific Northwest.

We are committed to enhancing the economic vitality of Clark County, enabling you to position your business for success just north of the Columbia River.

The Greater Vancouver Chamber (GVC) is the inclusive and innovative provider of programming and resources enabling businesses to thrive and create community vitality.

GVC is spearheading the Washington Workforce Portal, guiding our mission of being the catalyst for expanding the creation and use of experiential learning opportunities as a key strategy for employers retaining Washington’s top talent. The Chamber’s goal is to give employers a cost-effective way to evaluate a potential future employee, developing a pipeline for candidates.

Machinists Institute

The Machinists Institute is a nonprofit educational institution serving the aerospace, manufacturing, and automotive machinists industries. Established by the International Association of Machinists District 751, the Machinists Institute proudly serves current and future workers to reach their career goals and provides cutting-edge education and training to build a highly skilled and diverse workforce to meet employer demand.

The Manufacturing Institute

To inspire, educate and empower the manufacturing workforce of today and tomorrow.
The Manufacturing Institute builds, diversifies, and strengthens the modern manufacturing workforce, with the goal of furthering individual opportunity, community prosperity, and a more competitive manufacturing industry.