Progress by the numbers
Talent Retention Progress
BOLSTER OUR TALENT PIPELINE
A strong talent pipeline is increasingly important to the economic growth and prosperity of a region. Targeted initiatives across the entire pipeline are necessary for the region to prosper. Bolstering the talent pipeline is deeply intertwined with the Baton Rouge Area’s ability to diversify its economy, create more inclusive economic opportunities, and improve the region’s livability.
0%Increase the regions yp population by 5%, from 27.5% to 32.5%.
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL FOCUS
High-tech regions are magnets for young professionals and typically boast young professional populations of 31% and higher. The Baton Rouge Area produces thousands of college graduates annually yet has seen a net out-migration of young professionals for five of the past six years. Increasing the percentage of the region’s population of 25 to 44 year olds from 27% to 32% would put the Baton Rouge Area in the ranks of high-performing regions such as Salt Lake City, Seattle, and Denver.
PROGRESS TO GOAL
PROGRESS ON PRIORITIES
Under each of BRAC’s four focus areas, high-level strategic priorities were identified to achieve the large goals, then metrics of success were recommended for each priority to help track progress.
In this dashboard, you will find progress reports on those recommended metrics.
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BRING IT! INITIATIVE
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BUILD A SEAMLESS TALENT PIPELINE
Provide high-quality, accessible programming every step of the way, from PK-12 to career.
Boost efforts to reskill and upskill residents.
KEEP COLLEGE GRADS
Retain talent produced at our colleges and universities.
BRING TALENT TO BATON ROUGE
Attract people into our region with the skillsets and innovative thinking needed to advance our economy.