Jobs that support families – How do we create more living wage jobs?


  • Establish a baseline of current living wage jobs, and increase the number of living wage jobs until baseline is established (number currently undetermined).
  • Reduce the median wage gap between white and minority households in Columbia by 5 percent in three years.
  • Reduce the skills gap in the labor market by 10 percent in three years.

First annual expo brings together minority owned Columbia businesses, contractors

As part of the Strategic Plan economy focus, the City is working on efforts to help advance women and minority owned businesses in the community. The City was honored to support the first Building Inclusive Partnerships Expo. The expo was hosted by City Supplier Read More »