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VIP Leaders Support Maricopa Community Colleges

VIP leader Monica Dorcey testified at a Maricopa Community College District board meeting to support increasing local investment in the community colleges — part of a larger economic development strategy for the region. ”These community colleges are the best driver of economic development that we have,” said Dorcey, who is also a member of the board of Arizona Career Pathways, a non-profit job-training program that has a partnership with the community colleges.

“If you don’t have a skilled workforce you’re not going to have an economic recovery for everybody.”

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