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October 05, 2014
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How Harlem Children’s Zone Spent a Decade Preparing for New Leadership


Harlem Children's Zone leader Geoffrey Canada found in Anne Williams-Isom the skills, the experience, and the heart he wanted in a successor.

More than 10 years ago, amid the joyous noise of building the Harlem Children’s Zone from concept to reality, Geoff quietly began to contemplate a challenge that he saw taking shape: The charity needed to become a durable, long-term...

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