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Reminiscences of Gordon J. Campbell : oral history, 2004.

Creator: Campbell, Gordon J.
Project: September 11, 2001 response and recovery oral history project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript 59 pages sound recordings 2 audiocassettes (60; 37 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

CEO, Safe Horizon.

Scope and Contents

Background: originally from Seattle, WA; education: Kennedy School at Harvard University, M.A. in public administration; career: chief labor attorney and administrator for City of Seattle, New York City Human Resources Administration, New York City Board of Education, deputy director of New York City Mayor's office of operations, Homeless Services commissioner, Safe Horizon; Safe Horizon pre-9/11: support and immediate needs to victims of crime and abuse in New York City, broad-aspect social service; 9/11: at coffee shop in Upper East Side, taking subway to Safe Horizon headquarters six blocks from World Trade Center, witnessing North Tower collapse; Safe Horizon post-9/11: continuation of pre-9/11 tasks, training staff and volunteers, 9/11 hotline, socioeconomic diversity of recipients, database controversy, formation of USG [United Services Group], coordinating federations and charities, becoming subset of Human Services Council.


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