Richard Kazis is senior vice president of Jobs for the Future (JFF), a Boston-based organization committed to improving the educational and economic opportunities available to low-income youth and adults. Mr. Kazis guides JFF’s policy initiatives.
Mr. Kazis’ recent publications include a chapter on workforce development strategies for older industrial cities in Retooling for Growth (Brookings, 2008); Adult Learners in Higher Education (U.S. Department of Labor, 2007); and Building a Culture of Evidence in Community Colleges: Lessons from Exemplary Institutions, with Lili Allen (JFF, 2008).
Mr. Kazis serves on the board of the Institute for College Access and Success and the Workforce Strategy Center. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).