Putting Positivity on Youngstown

CANFIELD, Ohio – In this excerpt from The Business Journal Roundtable Series featuring the next generation of leaders, ShoMoré Wright and Levi Smith share why their generation sees the Mahoning Valley’s potential, where older generations may not.

“That’s what our leadership here shows,” Wright said. “We’re positive, and putting that positivity on Youngstown is going to make it much better for us.”

“The Youngstown community brought opportunities that enabled us to redevelop two formerly vacant buildings and bring them back and become not an economic hub, but a place for community to meet and get together,” Smith said. “So it’s tough. It’s very, very hard. But opportunity brought me back.”

You can watch the full discussion HERE.

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