Our Mission

The CELab applies design principles to invent new approaches for economic and workforce development by focusing on complex structural problems that will have the biggest impact over the long term.

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Our Projects

Developing a framework for a new of level economic development practice.
Finding ways to elevate and integrate job creation and workforce.
Developing a program approach to create Solo economic base jobs.

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Who We Are

We are an interdisciplinary group of entrepreneurs, economic developers, workforce developers, educators, poverty advocates, physicists, engineers and planners.

What We Do

The CELab innovates new approaches to economic and workforce development.

Our Work

We have successfully applied design thinking, a clinical consensus process and leadership education.

CELab News

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