Hannah Gregory

Hannah Gregory

Hartford Workforce Leaders Academy, Class of 2017-18, Economic Opportunities Program

Program Coordinator, FIRST Center, Hartford, CT

Hannah Gregory is the Program Coordinator for the FIRST Center (Financial Independence to Reach Success and Transformation) at Capital Community College. The FIRST Center aims to increase financial literacy among students at Capital Community College and support Greater Hartford community members with meeting their financial goals. She oversees a variety of services including credit classes, workshops, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, and connecting students with services provided by partner organizations. In addition to coordinating a free 3-credit personal finance course at Capital, Hannah has developed a number of personal finance workshops targeted towards workforce development programs, rising juniors and seniors in high school, and immigrants. She also serves as the site coordinator for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance at the FIRST Center, which submitted over 400 returns in the 2016 tax year. She previously worked at various nonprofits that focused on food security and developed an urban agriculture program at Capital Community College. She received her Master of Public Policy from the University of Connecticut in December 2017.

Hannah Gregory is a member of the Hartford Workforce Leaders Academy, Class of 2017-18, 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.