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Dr. Rahsaan Harris Dr. Rahsaan Harris

https://www.citizensnyc.org/

Dr. Harris has more than 20 years of experience leading nonprofits and international grant making, partnering with communities to make local investments and promote community improvement. He is a transformative leader and role model who has been a New York City public school teacher, board member of various Harlem-based organizations, devoted Big Brothers Big Sister mentor, and Peace Corps environmental education volunteer in South America. He received his doctorate in Public and Urban Policy from the New School, where his dissertation was on understanding how socio-economic diversity in the African-American community affects their philanthropic interests. He also holds a Master in Management and High School Science Education from New York University and Columbia, respectively, and a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University.


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How Our Communities Can Thrive If Given The Right Tools

If you’re interested in sharing your opinion on any cultural, political or personal topic, create an account here and check out our how-to post to learn more.____A young 8-year-old boy sits down in a barbershop on Malcolm X Blvd in Harlem and the owner walks over to him and hands over a book for him to read. The barber tells the young boy that his hair cut is...