On April 14, 2018, Southworks organized a Robotics and Engineering Olympics event featuring SUMO, Autonomous Racer, S Bricks, and Pathfinder competitions.
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The OAI/Rich Township partnership was formed to address the labor-market needs of manufacturing companies in the Chicago Southland and outline a plan for increasing postsecondary attainment. A key strategy of the plan is prioritizing the advanced manufacturing industry cluster for the development of career pathways systems, especially targeting youth and young adults. The partnership has been working alongside the Calumet Manufacturing Industry Sector Partnership, a network of over 30 metal, machinery, and equipment manufacturing businesses in the region.