In pursuit of a vibrant future for all Texans, Texas 2036 will offer a set of 36 goals to help pave a path to our collective prosperity.
The goals comprise a Strategic Framework for Texas, which will be publicly released on June 18. It comes in the midst of a pandemic that’s shown us all how connected we are to each other and how interconnected the world is. It reminds us that Texas is subject to broader forces beyond its control — as are Texans.
Texas cherishes tradition; it also has excelled at change throughout its history. The state has pioneered fields such as medical research, telecommunications, energy production, and space exploration, among many others. Each of these key industries faces competitive pressures to adapt and change, and so must Texas.
Clearly, Texas has the ability to ensure our state’s infrastructure, business climate, and workforce skills can accommodate unprecedented change — provided Texans have the right focus and preparation.
Here are some of the powerful drivers of change that will shape the state’s future, that Texas must recognize, and that the Strategic Framework will help Texans prepare for: