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Reminiscences of Michael H. Brown : oral history, 2007.

Creator: Brown, Michael H., 1960-
Project: Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 116 p. sound recordings: 4 CD-ROMs (105; 95 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Co-Founder and CEO, City Year.

Scope and Contents

Childhood and family life in Boston, MA; education: B.A., Harvard University, Social Studies, 1984; J.D., Harvard Law School, 1988; career: co-founder and CEO, City Year, 1988-present; experience working on Capitol Hill, efforts in legislatively galvanizing a national service campaign; City Year: its inception, fundraising efforts, funding support from General Atlantic Partners/Echoing Green and the Atlantic Philanthropies [AP], federal support and impact in formation of new national policy, nationalization of City Year program; AP's anonymity policy and transition into a public foundation; City Year's role in creation of AmeriCorps and work with William J. Clinton administration; remembrances: Alan A. A. Khazei, Edwin C. Cohen.

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Copyright held by: The Trustees of Columbia University of the City of New York and The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2007.

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