Elaine Dawson

Elaine Dawson

Hudson County Workforce Leadership Academy, Class of 2019-2020, Economic Opportunities Program

Director, Family Support Services/Youth & Education Development, Urban League of Hudson County, Jersey City, New Jersey

Elaine Dawson is the director of Family Support Services/Education and Youth Development programs for the Urban League of Hudson County, Inc. The Urban League of Hudson County is one of 93 affiliates under the National Urban League, a non-profit premier social service agency. Ms. Dawson is a graduate of Rutgers University with a MSW Degree and holds a Bachelors Degree in Public Policy and Urban Studies from Saint Peter’s University. Ms. Dawson has worked for the Urban League more than 20 years in numerous positions and excelled everywhere she was placed. After obtaining a Master’s Degree she embraced the desire to help those in need.

Elaine Dawson is a member of the Hudson County Workforce Leadership Academy, Class of 2019-2020, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.

The Workforce Leadership Academies are part of the Economic Opportunity Fellows Network, a network of leadership and fellowship programs run by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. Within this Network, EOP connects national and local leaders from across sectors — nonprofit, government, business, philanthropy, academia, and more — to advance policies and practices with the potential to help low- and moderate-income Americans thrive in today’s economy. Learn more at as.pn/eofn.

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