Higher job earnings boost local economy by $39.4 million
Jobseekers earn bigger paychecks with Arapahoe/Douglas Works!, support regional economic vitality
Jobseekers who used free career services with Arapahoe/Douglas Works! earned one-third more than those who searched on their own. A/D Works! is changing lives and enhancing quality of life across Arapahoe and Douglas Counties. More than 11,500 people gained employment with average income of nearly $50,000.
The impact on the individual is invaluable. Securing employment brings stability, increases self-sufficiency, and provides hope.
The impact in the community is palpable. For every $1 spent by A/D Works!, $4.24 returns to the local economy. Gainful employment offers more opportunity to spend. People seek education and entertainment. They dine out, spend more on transportation and they pay taxes. The 11,500 people who gained employment, generated $39.4 million in economic activity.
The economic impact of workforce development is broad reaching. Pairing skilled workers with business supports the bottom line and benefits the region.
Read the annual Economic Impact Report to learn more about how Arapahoe/Douglas Works! is developing and shaping a skilled workforce.
Boost your job search or your business bottom line. Visit www.adworks.org or call 303-636-1160.