Akron Wins $1m Talent Dividend Prize

The city of Akron, Ohio beat out 56 other metropolitan areas to claim the Talent Dividend Prize - a $1 million marketing campaign. The prize was awarded to the metropolitan area that increased degree attainment by adults the most from 2010 to 2013.

More information about Akron's work is available here and you can read more about the Talent Dividend here. Akron worked in close partnership with other cities in Northeast Ohio and will split the award with other cities in the region.

The prize will be used for a national marketing campaign that touts the development of human capital in the region.


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