Back to all Resources

Advancing Opportunity in Central Indiana


Promoting opportunity for all workers has become a defining challenge for metropolitan regions throughout the United States, including Central Indiana. This research by Brookings, sponsored by Central Indiana Corporate Partnership and Ascend, provides data on local occupations and industries that lead to upward earnings mobility, revealing policies and strategies that could expand career-based pathways to the middle class.


Related Resources

man pointing to sticky notes


Upskilling Program Replication Toolkit

Ascend Indiana developed the Upskilling Program Toolkit to share learnings and best practices in developing employer upskilling programs.

Learn More
Two professional sitting at a table shaking hands


Community Behavioral Health Academy Executive Summary (2019)

With the support of Ascend, Community Health Network collaborated with the Indiana University School of Social Work and the University of Indianapolis to launch a behavioral health talent pathway.

Learn More
Man using a 3D printer from computer


Pathways to Good and Promising Jobs in Metro Indianapolis

Explore the pathways available in Metro Indianapolis to good and promising jobs in this 2020 Talent Supply and Demand Report.

Learn More