Rebuild QuikTrip

In August Missouri State Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson told reporters the QuikTrip convenience store that burned down would rebuild in Ferguson. A QuikTrip representative wrote The Gateway Pundit on Friday in response to Captain Johnson’s…

Youth Development

Our youth initiative works with youth organization to provide the following projects: Technology Training – Ferguson 1000 is working with St. Louis Internship Program to produce the technology training. They are developing the "Technology…

Job Creation

Ferguson 1000 Jobs believes that we have the talent in our local market. Our strategy is to expand the Economic Gardening approach that fosters expanding our assets in our local markets. Economic gardening takes an entrepreneurial approach…

Job Readiness Training

Job, employment, occupation, and career are all different terms for the same thing — work! Finding a job that’s right for you can take some time and effort. If this is your first time looking for a job, or if you are looking to change jobs…

Minority Business Development

Ferguson 1000 Jobs has a specific program of assisting in the growth of minority businesses. It is our objective to help minority businesses with the 3C’s, Contacts, Contracts and Capital. By our Business Mentor program, we will match minority…

Economist Drives Employment Effort in Ferguson

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of sharing my economic development research in a TED TALK. The topic was “African Americans and Technology – Empowerment or Exclusion”, and I spoke about how to make diversity a priority as St. Louis…