On one of the many nights this summer I have sat out on the bench at Vox Pop Cafe, here in my Brooklyn neighborhood, I have come to talk to many interesting people. If the topic of conversation swings toward education, you can bet on a fairly passionate exchange. One evening I happened to be seated next to Megan Demarkis. We got into an exchange of ideas after I learned that she was the Director of Organizational Excellence at Harlem, RBI, a community-based youth program combining baseball and literacy. I found many of her ideas compatible with my own and so we scheduled a more extensive interview.
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