Next Rockford: My Unsuccessful Breakup with Rockford

What happens when a young professional learns to embrace their hometown, rather than flee it for the big city? Rebecca Nunes, of Next Rockford, explains why it’s essential to engage young people in the life of our region.

Next Rockford: More Young Professionals are Choosing Rockford

More often, young professionals are choosing to live and work in the Rockford region, and they’re bringing a vibrant energy along with them. Meet a few dynamic leaders helping to reshape the future of our region.

Next Rockford: Preparing for the City’s Future

The millenial generation is now the largest segment of the American workforce, and in Rockford, they’re developing their talents with a group of like-minded young professionals.

Next Rockford: Engaging Millennials in Rockford’s Future

Millenials are becoming an ever-larger part of the working world, and as they take over, they’re living a very different set of work values from their predecessors. See how these young leaders are stepping up locally.