Innovation is like a gas, it becomes more powerful the more it is compressed. Our hope is that by making it easier for the builders in NYC to meet one another and exchange ideas, we can help this community grow even faster and accomplish even more for bringing our city, our country and our world into the future.
CULTURE & ARTS
As we all know, STEM education is so important -- but on its own, sadly it's not working. Despite all of the resources being invested in it, the word is exactly what's wrong with the concept. It doesn't inspire, energize or engage the youth whom it is ultimately intended to benefit. It's why we need STEAM.
While there are a handful of large companies who produce their products in America, the bulk of them tend to be smaller businesses like mine. Our commitment to American production is big, but our small business budgets make it challenging for us to broadly market and advertise our American made products.
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Will.i.am, Bruce Springsteen, Steve Jobs and Why We Can't Wait for Washington to Address the Jobs Crisis
Citizens' role in the needs to be more than just hoping for a good jobs number to be delivered from the Washington skies. As we enter the final lap of the election -- and the billion dollar deluge of less-than-edifying television ads that will come with it -- let's remember that we don't have to wait for Washington to act to take care of our own.
Mayors do not have the luxury of accepting the status quo, we are often forced (by duty and psychological make-up) to take positions that often run opposite of both conventional wisdom and what's generally politically popular. Opportunities Hartford is primed to do just that, and Hartford, which undoubtedly will be all the better for it.