Lake Tahoe is over-reliant on our tourism sector, with 62% of our economic base in tourism and hospitality(EMSI). While these sectors will always be a mainstay of our economy, it’s time to diversify our economic base so that we can weather disasters like COVID-19 and build our resiliency as a region. We cannot simply go back to normal. We have to recover stronger.
The Tahoe Prosperity Center is championing the Tahoe Recovery and Resiliency Plan for the Tahoe Basin by bringing together jurisdictions, businesses, colleges, and communities to draft and execute a robust plan for Lake Tahoe. After conducting our Workforce Tahoe report we know we need:
More job and training opportunities for locals with tracks for upward mobility
Better internet and cell service for our workforce and our students
More attainable housing options so people can live where they work
A broader employment pool for local businesses
We also know that we need your help.
The Tahoe Recovery and Resiliency Plan is being created right now in 2021 with the help of local stakeholders, including community members and business owners. To create a Lake Tahoe where anyone can live, work, play, and thrive, we need to know what you think and what you know needs to be changed and improved. We are one Lake Tahoe, and the Tahoe Prosperity Center is honored to bring our communities together to catalyze necessary change.
Want to be included in our resiliency planning? Reach out!