CIVS will host the Alliance for Regional Development on June 3, 2014 for one of their general meetings. CIVS contributes support for the alliance through CIVS, Director Dr. Chenn Zhou and Business and Outreach Administrator Doreen Gonzalez-Gaboyan who serve on two of the alliance’s committees.
The alliance, created by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, is a neutral platform made up of key stakeholders from three states, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana. The Alliance aims to identify and execute a vision for transformative growth in the tri-state region. The will include a luncheon, a tour of the facilities and a working session in four key policy areas: workforce development, innovation capacity, transportation and logistics and green growth.