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United Way of America's Community Leaders Conference

On May 15, Karen Pittman moderated a panel – Preparing Youth for Success in a Global Economy – at the Community Leaders Conference hosted by United Way of America in Baltimore. Karen spoke about the Ready by 21 framework data on youth readiness that can be applied to work supporting youth.

Panelists included Donna Klein, President and CEO of Corporate Voices for Working Families, who shared research on what skills employers find needed and lacking in today’s high school graduates; Ron Homer, CEO and Co-founder of Access Capital Strategies LLC, who shared the local business perspective; Elise Buik, President and CEO of United Way of Greater Los Angeles; and Peg Sprague, Vice President of Community Impact, United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley. Both Elise and Peg shared strategies employed by their United Ways. View the PowerPoints from the presentations by Karen and Donna.

Publishing Date: 
May 21, 2008
Preparing Youth for Success in a Global Economy. KP, DK.ppt2.36 MB