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Riveting Speech on Prison Reform from Experience

New York, N.Y.  I was fortunate to be invited to The Osborne Association’s 2012 Annual Lighting the Way Breakfast recently where I heard attorney Elizabeth Gaynes present the following speech.  Liz is the executive director of the Osborne Association, an 80-year-old nonprofit that has pioneered programs that empower individuals with current or previous involvement in […]

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On Park Avenue, Son & Mother’s Talk on Prison

New York, N.Y. I recently had the opportunity to attend The Osborne Association’s 2012 Annual Lighting the Way Breakfast where I heard an array of speakers, both polished and grassroots, speak on the need for prison reform here in New York and across these United States. “Osborne,” as it is known by insiders, is an […]

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Miss America Advocates for Prison Reform

New York, N.Y.  Recently I was surprised to meet Miss America following her rousing speech on the rights of prisoners and their families to a particularly well-heeled crowd at the church-turned-ballroom known as 583 Park Avenue. The event was The Osborne Association‘s 2012 Annual Lighting the Way Breakfast. Although I have heard of the organization through […]

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How to Turn Difficult Times into a Period of Growth

World Pandemic: Young Global Leaders as Social Media Influencers

From Jamaica: Young Global Leaders Create New Global Perspective

Paws of War Asks for Help to Bring Soldier’s Dog Back to America

From Jamaica: Struggle as Motivation to Impact World

Maxwell Bennett on Malala Yousafzai and School Shootings