Media and Announcements

House Manufacturing Caucus Briefing

Thanks to our partnership with the bipartisan House Manufacturing Caucus, AMCC stakeholders briefed congressional staff on federal community designation programs like IMCP, DMCSP, BBB LEAP and the Tech Hubs program in the pending USICA-America Competes Act legislation. The briefing examined national trends in this space and included examples from several regional leaders to inform federal policy making; Debra Franklin from KS, Tulinda Larsen... Continue Reading →

DEI in Manufacturing Webinar

On Monday, March 30, 2022 Michelle Burris with The Century Foundation presented to the AMCC Monday Morning Call Group about the DEI in Manufacturing. She first started by going over the problem, which consisted of the manufacturing industry having two million unfilled jobs by 2030, manufacturing being 67% white (non-Hispanic) and 70% male, along with... Continue Reading →

Discussion of Manufacturing Renaissance Campaign

Michelle Burris with The Century Foundation had a discussion of the Manufacturing Renaissance Campaign that they recently launched to the AMCC Monday morning call on February 7, 2022. Michelle touched on what will happen with the bill on if it is passed or not. The purpose of the councils is to use historically distressed communities... Continue Reading →

Utah EDA ARPA Build Back Better Phase 1

Tulinda Larsen with the Utah Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Initiative presented to the weekly Monday AMCC call on January 10, 2022 about the Utah EDA ARPA Build Back Better Phase 1. Utah's main vision is to ensure that Utah is a global leader in advanced materials and advanced manufacturing. Their mission is to promote collaboration,... Continue Reading →

Overview of AACC during the COVID-19 pandemic

Jen Worth with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and Craig McAtee with National Coalition of Advanced Technology presented during our weekly Monday calls on December 6, 2021. Jen explained how AACC is the membership organization for all community colleges across the country. During the pandemic, they saw a lot of innovation happen within... Continue Reading →

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