According to JARI, there are over 1,000 open positions in several different industries. There are good paying jobs, some of which are union, that are available to anyone in the community who wants them. Currently in Johnstown, we have an abundance of open jobs and a need to increase population to fill them.
Growing the Johnstown population creates economic benefits such as business growth, reduced blight, housing appreciation, and growing our tax base.
Business and community leaders dedicated to making Greater Johnstown a better place to live, work, and play.
International immigration is one of many initiatives we are pursuing to help grow the population of Johnstown. Increasing the population of Johnstown is a multi-pronged process. For example, there have been other successful initiatives that have already increased our population, such as the “Work from Home” campaign, which attracted American immigrants relocating to Johnstown from [...]
No, they will not live in public housing. They will be tax-paying and investment ready occupants of market rate housing throughout greater Johnstown.
Each immigrant is vetted. They are all current legal residents of the United States. The people who are coming to Johnstown are looking for a new place to call home where they can find jobs to support their families.
Skilled, vetted, and legal immigrants who will help grow the economy of Johnstown.
Vision Together 2025 is not bringing in refugees. We are only looking for legally vetted immigrants, like our ancestors, who are willing and ready to make a difference in the community. We’re bringing people in to fill the numerous open positions in the Johnstown area. They will be productive citizens with honorable jobs like our [...]