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Building and advancing digital skills to support Seattle’s economic future

October 23, 2015, Jessica A. Lee and Adie Tomer

In an effort to address Seattle’s digital skills gap, the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program convened a group of leaders from the public, private, and civic sectors to discuss how to continue building a regionally inclusive digital skills infrastructure. The workshop consisted of brief presentations from Brookings experts and local leaders, group discussions of current efforts and challenges, and break-out groups to identify specific barriers and discuss strategies and next steps to improve future outcomes. This report is a distillation of the key themes and lessons from the workshop.

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