Washington, DC, -  The Manufacturing Institute is pleased to welcome the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce as the 23rd member of Dream It. Do It. Recognizing that there is no “one size fits all” solution, Dream It. Do It. consists of a network of industry leaders that develop pro-manufacturing activities customized to local, regional and statewide needs. Dream It. Do It. is the unified voice to recruit students into manufacturing, while providing knowledge about the industry to parents, teachers, and counselors.

“The Arkansas State Chamber is pleased to join the Dream It. Do It. network to address the growing skills shortage across our state,” says Susie Marks, senior vice president of the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce. “Our plan with Dream It. Do It. Arkansas is to develop collaboration between employers, our education system, our workforce development agencies and economic development organizations to address the critical shortage of qualified workers. Dream It. Do It. Arkansas will also educate students, parents and educators on the importance of career and technical training needed to fill manufacturing jobs in order to build a competitive workforce for our state.”

Established in 2005, Dream It. Do It. acts as the grassroots authority on influencing the perception of manufacturing careers by leveraging local, regional and statewide strategic partnerships to attract and recruit a qualified manufacturing workforce pipeline.

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