Dr. Joe May: Higher education provides knowledge and training to students from all walks of life and backgrounds. It gives our students the tools they need to succeed — and that reduces inequalities in the workforce and in our communities.
Higher education helps us reduce poverty, provide access and opportunities for careers, train people for jobs that pay a living wage and give families security.
We’re building a sustainable community as we strive to solve problems that are barriers to success, careers and economic growth.
Here are several examples:
We all must work together to reduce the inequalities we see in our communities and build sustainability that supports families and businesses.
The higher education network that DCCCD is building in North Texas brings partners together in that effort, which improves lives and builds communities through higher education. That’s our mission.