Mark Winston Griffith

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Mark Winston Griffith "is a community economic justice activist and journalist whose articles have appeared in dozens of publications including the New York Times, the Nation, the New York Daily News, the Village Voice, the Source, Spin magazine and Essence magazine. Mark is also a columnist with Gotham Gazette, a board member of Free Speech TV based in Denver Colorado, and a board member of City Futures, which includes City Limits magazine and the Center for an Urban Future.

"From 2005 to 2007, Mark served as the co-director of the Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project, a leading economic justice advocacy group. Prior to that he served for twelve years as the founding Executive Director of the Central Brooklyn Partner­ship, a grassroots economic self-determination organization, and was the founding board chair of the Central Brooklyn Federal Credit Union.

"Mark is a gradu­ate of Brown Universi­ty and received a Master's degree in contemporary literature from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria in 1988. Mark was also a Revson Fellow at Columbia Universi­ty, a Rockefeller Foundation’s Next Generation Leadership Fellow and an Open Society Institute (OSI) Community Fellow.

"The Los Angeles Times’ Ron Brownstein called Mark a “fresh voice” on economic security policy. Mark was the recipient of the Union Square Award and has also received awards from Crain's New York Business, Black Enterprise magazines, Fortune Magazine and New York Magazine." [1]

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  1. Mark Winston Griffith, Drum Major Institute, accessed May 18, 2008.