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Geoffrey Canada Named One of World's Best Leaders

Fortune Magazine has named HCZ's President/CEO Geoffrey Canada as one of the world's best leaders.

Leadership Transition at HCZ

On February 10th, Geoffrey Canada announced that after 30 years with HCZ, he would pass the CEO position to Anne Williams-Isom, who is currently the COO of the organization, effective July 1st, 2014. He will retain the title of President. Click below to watch his announcement and a short address by Ms. Williams-Isom.



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Promise Academy student bowls over President Obama

At a White House press conference attended by HCZ Promise Academy students, staff and President/CEO Geoffrey Canada, President Obama announced the country's first five Promise Zones, which will be based on the HCZ model. Promise ninth grader Kiara Molina introduced President Obama at the event, who quipped that Kiara's was the best introduction he had ever had. Watch Kiara's introduction here and the entire press conference here.




Geoffrey Canada podcast on Bloomberg EDU

President and CEO Geoffrey Canada recently spoke with Bloomberg EDU host Jane Williams about African American males and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s unfulfilled dream. Download the podcast.



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