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Speech: From Best Practices to Large Scale Change

Hilary Pennington

Community colleges have many missions: academic education and transfer to four-year colleges, remediation, occupational education, workforce and economic development, and personal enrichment. In a keynote address to the League for Innovation in the Community College, JFF CEO Hilary Pennington focused on their role as a bridge across the digital job divide—their role in providing pathways to help low-income youth and adults advance from dead-end jobs to careers in today's knowledge-based economy.