Our Community. Our Future. Our Vision.

View the new community vision!

Our Community. Our Future. Our Vision.

View the new community vision!

Vision Now Apprenticeships

The July Listen Lakeland Show features GMF Steel Group and their fully-accredited Structural Steel Ironworker Apprenticeship Program, recognized by the State of Florida Department of Education and nationwide through the Department of Labor.  Join Lakeland Vision Board Member and Host, Amy Wiggins and Sarah Vespa and Sara Taylor from GMF Steel Group as they highlight how this apprenticeship program fits into Lakeland’s Vision for great jobs, continuing education and an outstanding quality of life!

Related Vision Focus Areas & Goals:

  • Jobs for a Vibrant Economy:
    • Jobs
      Lakeland will have job growth, with higher wage jobs and careers for citizens of all ages, skill levels, and abilities.
    • Prosperous Lakeland
      Lakeland will be a prosperous, technologically-advanced city that attracts and retains a young, innovative, and talented workforce within a creative environment.
  • Lifelong Education:
    • Funding and Community Support
      Lakeland will support quality education through collaboration among schools, businesses, and other institutions in the community.
    • Programs and Curriculum
      Lakeland will support quality curriculum, teaching, mentoring and hands-on experiences to prepare students to succeed in college, in vocations, the workforce, and in life.

What We Do

Lakeland Vision collaborates with a broad range of community stakeholders to implement a comprehensive action plan shaped by the community’s own vision of its future.

Our Vision Lakeland – a vibrant community of opportunities for a lifetime.

Strong and Safe Neighborhoods

Lakeland will have neighborhoods where residents enjoy their quality of life.

Jobs for a Vibrant Economy

Lakeland will have jobs for all to support a vibrant economy.

Lifelong Education

Lakeland will have quality educational opportunities for all.

Activities for a Diverse Community

Lakeland will offer activities for all community members.

Strong and Safe Neighborhoods

Lakeland will have neighborhoods where residents enjoy their quality of life.

Jobs for a Vibrant Economy

Lakeland will have jobs for all to support a vibrant economy.

Lifelong Education

Lakeland will have quality educational opportunities for all.

Activities for a Diverse Community

Lakeland will offer activities for all community members.

We Heard From You, And We Listened.

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