Unique Morris-Hughes is interim director of the D.C. Department of Employment Services. Previously, she was appointed to lead a turnaround of the D.C. Department of Employment Services, where she served as Chief of Performance, Data, Innovation and Youth Opportunities.

Our Cities Can Help Lift Young People Out of Poverty When They Invest in Their Skills and Education

by Unique Morris-Hughes

In recent years, our nation’s cities have attracted young people who are poised to thrive. High achievers—whether they are super-lawyers, political powerhouses or star chefs—flock...


I believe all children can learn and achieve.
I believe we owe it to them to provide supportive learning opportunities and the chance to go to college.