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Jeffery T.D. Wallace

President and CEO, LeadersUp

New York City

Jeffery T.D. Wallace is a keen, innovative strategist that excels in organizational development, program design, management and evaluation. Jeffery has the astute ability of constructing disruptive social innovations that are impact driven and results oriented. With over a decade of youth, community and economic development experience, Jeffery has proven success in fundraising, board management and forging highly effective public-private partnerships. As the Founding Executive Director and President of LeadersUp, he is charged with being both a visionary and architect – establishing the strategic framework for LeadersUp to fulfill its mission to create employer-led solutions for addressing youth disconnection that yield successful outcomes for both businesses and communities. Prior to spearheading LeadersUp, Jeffery served over four years on the leadership team for one of the most influential civil rights organizations in the nation. In his role as Senior Program Officer and later as Chief of Staff at the Los Angeles Urban League, he built a Good to Great high performing organizational culture and led the human capital, programmatic architecture and policy agenda of the League’s comprehensive community change initiative in South Los Angeles. His leadership resulted in increased delivery of vital education, public safety, public health and community development services to over 10,000 residents and stakeholders.

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Why Hiring Opportunity Youth is Good for Business

Why Hiring Opportunity Youth is Good for Business

A panel event, presented by General Assembly and the Clinton Foundation, showcasing several innovative programs that are making the business case for investing in Opportunity Youth

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