Alan Khazei is a community activist whose efforts have received national attention.
- In 1988, co-founded City Year, a Boston-based organization that engages young people across the country in a year of service to their communities. Former President Bill Clinton used City Year as a model to create the Americorps program.
- Attended Harvard Law School, but never practiced law. Instead, he created City Year to give people an opportunity to give back.
- After 20 years at City Year, Khazei left to found Be the Change, a group devoted to building a broad-based online movement that promotes active citizenship.
- Never ran for public office
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This program aired on November 1, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.