circle logo separated into four quadrants, one red, one green, one blue and one orange   Cuyahoga County Strategic Plan 2017-2022

Our Goals

  1. Regional Growth
  2. Economic Opportunity
  3. Individual Well-Being
  4. Mobilize Cross-Sector Resources
  5. Provide Superior Services

Economic Opportunity


Every child is ready for school on the first day of Kindergarten.

4.1: Significantly reduce infant mortality

4.2: Align services to help residents live in healthy, lead-safe homes

4.3: Expand access to high quality pre-school

4.4: Co-create a plan to sustain universal access to early childhood education



Every student stays in school and has the support needed to graduate high school ready for post-secondary completion and career success.

5.1: Provide opportunities and needed support to children throughout their academic careers

5.2: Partner to promote technology education, digital literacy and vocational education in schools

5.3: Expand youth internship opportunities as a first step towards careers

5.4: Promote affordability of post-secondary training and education



Every resident is on a path to upward income mobility and career advancement.

6.1: Co-create a coordinated, effective workforce system

6.2: Establish employer incentives to train, hire, upskill and promote

6.3: Implement “stair step” approach to align all tools in our career access tool box

6.4: Partner to expand internet access throughout the county

6.5: Remove specific barriers to employment for qualified candidates


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