Streetlights Production Assistant Program
Sabbatical, 2000

Dorothy Thompson is the founder and Executive Director of Streetlights Production Assistant Program. Founded in 1992, the organization promotes ethnic diversity within the entertainment industry by providing job training and placement to economically and socially at-risk men and women. Streetlights’ extensive training programs prepare its participants for entry-level work as production assistants in film and television. Prior to founding Streetlights, Ms. Thompson had a successful career as a producer of television commercials and documentaries in Hollywood.

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