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in them the mindset needed to find
and keep jobs during tough economic
Another presenter, Denny Abbott
of Workforce Alliance of Palm Beach
County, Fla., discussed ways to bring
workers and employers together.
With unemployment in Hastings’s
Palm Beach County district ranging
between 28 percent and 46 percent,
programs designed to promote business
in South Florida are in high demand.
The Workforce Alliance provides job
placement, recruitment assistance and
Krysta Jones is a senior legislative
and federal affairs officer in APA’s
Public Interest Government Relations
Office. Jessica Barber is a doctoral policy
intern in the office.