Dorothy Stoneman

Dorothy Stoneman is an educator, youth leader, and the founder and president of YouthBuild USA, a national intermediary and support center for 226 programs nationwide. She joined the civil rights movement in 1964 and spent the next 24 years in East Harlem developing schools, youth programs, housing projects, and grassroots coalitions to increase public support for community-based programs. She founded the first YouthBuild program in 1978 and served as its director for ten years. A graduate of Harvard University and the Bank Street College of Education, she was a 1996 MacArthur Fellow.

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What do I want to be when I grow up? Some young people go to college, others go to work. Too many, however, find... See more