Jason Perkins-Cohen

Executive Director, Job Opportunities Task Force

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Executive Director of the Job Opportunities Task Force in Baltimore, Maryland, which works to increase the skills, job opportunities, and incomes of low-skill, low-income workers and job seekers

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