The mission of the Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan (WIN) help cultivate a cohesive talent system by facilitating data-driven workforce solutions to ensure responsiveness to changing labor market demands.
WIN is a partnership of 10 community colleges and 6 Michigan Works! Agencies in southeast Michigan. WIN’s mission is to cultivate a comprehensive and cohesive talent system to ensure employers find the workers they need for success. WIN specializes in fostering collaboration among talent partners, including workforce development, community colleges, four-year post-secondary institutions, K-12 schools, economic development organizations, government, community based organizations, employers, and others.
WIN’s served population and scope of services is primarily offered in a 16-county region, which includes Genesee, Hillsdale, Huron, Jackson, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Saint Clair, Sanilac, Shiawassee, Tuscola, Washtenaw, and Wayne, and the City of Detroit. Click here to learn more about WIN’s 16 board member organizations.
Activities at WIN are centered around three goals: data, employer engagement, and workforce solutions.
WIN gathers, analyzes, and distributes real-time labor supply-and-demand intelligence on workforce needs and characteristics specific to the southeast Michigan region.
WIN convenes, facilitates, engages, and serves as a connection point for businesses, industry partners, and other stakeholders regarding workforce development.
WIN develops strategies and funds proposals for the delivery of regional workforce development programs through its partners.