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Dorothy Stoneman is founder and president of YouthBuild USA, the national nonprofit intermediary and support center for more than 225 YouthBuild programs, and a leader in advocating for youth engagement in civil society.

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 he is chairman of the National YouthBuild Coalition, with more than 1,000 member organizations in 43 states, Washington D.C., and the Virgin Islands.

After joining the Civil Rights movement in 1964, and prior to founding YouthBuild USA in 1990, Stoneman lived and worked for 24 years in Harlem. She was first a teacher and then director of a community-based day care center, elementary school, community development housing corporation, community service program, and a youth employment and leadership development program. She was director for 10 years of the first YouthBuild program, based in East Harlem. She has built grassroots coalitions that have succeeded in obtaining hundreds of millions of dollars of city, state, and federal funds for community-based organizations to implement programs for youth and community development in low-income neighborhoods.

Stoneman has a bachelor’s degree in history and science from Harvard University and a master’s degree in early childhood education and a doctorate of humane letters from Bank Street College of Education. She is a 1996 recipient of the prestigious MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship and was selected in 2000 by the Independent Sector as that year’s recipient of the annual John Gardner leadership award. She has received other awards from The Children’s Defense Fund, City Year, Youth Service America, Parent Magazine, and the Institute for Applied Youth Development Research.

Stoneman serves as chairman of the board of directors of Youth Action Program and Homes in East Harlem, the original YouthBuild program. She was the founding co-chair of the Campaign for Youth, designed to improve policies affecting low-income youth in the United States. She served as co-chair for the first two years of the Ford Foundation’s Leaders for a Changing World selection committee and has been a member of the board of directors of Stand for Children. She has served on the board of advisors of the Forum for Youth Investment convened by Karen Pitman, the Harvard Saguaro Seminar on Civic Engagement convened by Professor Robert Putnam, the Levitan Youth Policy Network convened at Johns Hopkins University by Marion Pines, the international fellows of the Applied Developmental Science Institute at Tufts University chaired by Richard Lerner, and the steering committee for the Movement to Leave No Child Behind led by Marian Wright Edelman.

Stoneman is the author or editor of numerous practical handbooks regarding how to run independent community schools, parent-controlled day care centers, leadership development programs for youth, and YouthBuild programs.

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Dorothy Stoneman

Dorothy Stoneman is founder and president of YouthBuild USA, the national nonprofit intermediary and support center for more than 225 YouthBuild programs, and a leader in advocating for youth engagement in civil society.

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Dorothy Stoneman Biography

 he is chairman of the National YouthBuild Coalition, with more than 1,000 member organizations in 43 states, Washington D.C., and the Virgin Islands.

After joining the Civil Rights movement in 1964, and prior to founding YouthBuild USA in 1990, Stoneman lived and worked for 24 years in Harlem. She was first a teacher and then director of a community-based day care center, elementary school, community development housing corporation, community service program, and a youth employment and leadership development program. She was director for 10 years of the first YouthBuild program, based in East Harlem. She has built grassroots coalitions that have succeeded in obtaining hundreds of millions of dollars of city, state, and federal funds for community-based organizations to implement programs for youth and community development in low-income neighborhoods.

Stoneman has a bachelor’s degree in history and science from Harvard University and a master’s degree in early childhood education and a doctorate of humane letters from Bank Street College of Education. She is a 1996 recipient of the prestigious MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship and was selected in 2000 by the Independent Sector as that year’s recipient of the annual John Gardner leadership award. She has received other awards from The Children’s Defense Fund, City Year, Youth Service America, Parent Magazine, and the Institute for Applied Youth Development Research.

Stoneman serves as chairman of the board of directors of Youth Action Program and Homes in East Harlem, the original YouthBuild program. She was the founding co-chair of the Campaign for Youth, designed to improve policies affecting low-income youth in the United States. She served as co-chair for the first two years of the Ford Foundation’s Leaders for a Changing World selection committee and has been a member of the board of directors of Stand for Children. She has served on the board of advisors of the Forum for Youth Investment convened by Karen Pitman, the Harvard Saguaro Seminar on Civic Engagement convened by Professor Robert Putnam, the Levitan Youth Policy Network convened at Johns Hopkins University by Marion Pines, the international fellows of the Applied Developmental Science Institute at Tufts University chaired by Richard Lerner, and the steering committee for the Movement to Leave No Child Behind led by Marian Wright Edelman.

Stoneman is the author or editor of numerous practical handbooks regarding how to run independent community schools, parent-controlled day care centers, leadership development programs for youth, and YouthBuild programs.

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  • Dorothy Stoneman | YouthBuild's 35th Anniversary - YouTube
  • Dorothy Stoneman, YouthBuild USA, White House, Bmorenews ...

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  • How to book Dorothy Stoneman?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dorothy Stoneman for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Dorothy Stoneman, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dorothy Stoneman or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dorothy Stoneman?

    Booking fees for Dorothy Stoneman, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dorothy Stoneman, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Dorothy Stoneman?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dorothy Stoneman for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dorothy Stoneman for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dorothy Stoneman or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dorothy Stoneman or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Dorothy Stoneman is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Dorothy Stoneman for your event is available upon request. Dorothy Stoneman generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are David Bornstein, Debra Dunn, Roger Martin, Dr. Paul Farmer and Brian Trelstad. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dorothy Stoneman for an upcoming event.

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    Dorothy Stoneman | YouthBuild's 35th Anniversary - YouTube
  • Dorothy Stoneman, YouthBuild USA, White House, Bmorenews ...

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