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Young Smart & Local is a national network of communities working to build a diverse workforce through the engagement and retention of young professionals.

Together, we share best practices in attraction and retention programs and facilitate professional development opportunities to further grow and foster a diverse workforce.

Launched in 2019, this network includes more than 800 professionals in economic development, city government, higher education and business.

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