Alfred H. Kurland has pioneered teen leadership programs for three decades. He aided teen activists despite the violent times in the 1980’s, and in 2014 help teens to become eligible to serve on NYC Community Boards. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the social justice unsung hero award from the Petra Foundation, honorable mention from the Brook Russell Astor Foundation, and recipient of the Silver Beaver award from the Boy Scouts of America.
Over the course of three decades, guiding teen activists and promoting communitarianism, the author confirmed his soul’s vision. Welcome the marginalized orphan, affirm authentic story, and align the purposes of activists and local democracy.