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A Metro with a Purpose

Driving Action Towards Inclusive Growth

Diagram with Tracking Initiatives section highlighted, showing a selection of project cards to show examples of jobs plan initiatives driving inclusive growth in the St. Louis region

Aggregating projects and programs throughout the metro that advance elements of the STL 2030 Jobs Plan to raise public awareness, enable collaboration, and highlight progress.

Learn more about the strategic initiatives and methodology.

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Celebrating a Collective #STLMade Effort

A living document, the STL 2030 Jobs Plan is a 10-year roadmap to boost economic growth, increase quality jobs, and reduce racial disparities across the metro. This tool tracks actions underway across the region to implement recommended initiatives.

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Vibrant Activity in the Region

A measurement of progress across Five Actionable Strategies

Restore the Core

Metro-wide inclusive growth won’t happen without boosting employment density and rejuvenation in the urban core. Revitalizing Downtown St. Louis and other urban commercial corridors is critical.

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Business Ecosystem

To grow community wealth, the St. Louis metro must ensure that all small business owners—regardless of race or gender—have ready access to customers, capital, advisors, and vibrant commercial corridors.

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Talent Engine & Magnet

Talent pathways into quality jobs with a livable wage are key to addressing skills shortages and expanding opportunity for all communities, especially in North St. Louis City/County and East St. Louis.

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Next-Gen Industries Hub

The St. Louis metro must position for 21st century success by strengthening adaptive and innovation-intensive industry cluster ecosystems that invest in R&D and deliver more productivity, exports, and pay.

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Steward an Inclusive Economy

Inspired by successful metros jointly guided by civic and business leaders, St. Louis will devise a new approach to economic stewardship prioritizing collaboration, coordination, and inclusive growth.

Restore the Core
Business Ecosystem
Talent Engine & Magnet
Next-Gen Industries Hub
Steward an Inclusive Economy

Tracking Initiatives

This tool is intended to be dynamic and regularly updated. We acknowledge the need to supplement this moving forward and encourage additional submissions.

Brickline Greenway

This bold urban infrastructure project will drive over $460 million in economic development, strengthen neighborhoods, connect diverse communities, and provide other benefits.

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Neighborhood Transformation

Also a strategic pillar of the City's Economic Justice Action Plan, this initiative aims to regenerate historically disinvested Black neighborhoods in the City of St. Louis.

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Innovation Districts

Investing in innovation districts can drive progress across commercialization, company formation and attraction, talent cultivation and attraction, and community regeneration.

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Revitalizing Downtown St. Louis

As the central business district and metro public square, ensuring public safety and redeveloping Downtown are critical for the region as a whole.

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Learn More About the Initiatives, Methodology, and Collaborators

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