Brockton is dedicated to fostering economic growth. This is seen through city departments and ordinances, as well as through collaborations with external partners like the Brockton 21st Century Corporation, Brockton Redevelopment Authority, and Metro South Chamber of Commerce.
The City of Brockton is also a member of the Gateway Cities Coalition. Set up in 2008, there are 11 Gateway Cities in the Commonwealth. Through a collaborative effort, these communities work to address the challenges they face and promote a set of policies that can jump-start their economies, trigger regional growth and prosperity, and improve the lives and futures of their residents.