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Speech: Connecting the Dots: The Leadership Imperative for the New Century

Hilary Pennington

In a keynote address to the 2001 Workforce Strategies Conference, held in Washington State, JFF CEO and co-founder Hilary Pennington addressed a need that is central to the ongoing health of our democracy: creating highways of opportunity so that no matter where people start in the education system—whether in adult basic education, an ESL program, a GED program, or having completed traditional high school—they are on a road leading to family-supporting jobs.