Ian Marvy

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Ian Marvy

2002 Fellow
Founder of Added Value

Ian Marvy 2002 Fellow

Bold Idea 

Nurture a new generation of leaders to promote the sustainable development of Red Hook in South Brooklyn.


Ian Marvy is the co-founder and Executive Director of Added Value, and a resident of the Red Hook, the Brooklyn neighborhood where his organization works. Prior to founding Added Value, Ian spent 15 years organizing youth to become a positive force for social change in post-industrial cities and towns like Holyoke, Massachusetts, Camden, New Jersey, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He also spent two years in New York designing service-learning programs for youth caught up in the juvenile justice system.

Ian is a graduate of Hampshire College, where he majored in Political Theory and American History, receiving the Peace and World Security Scholars Fellowship and the Social Justice Scholarship.

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  • 2002
  • Fellow
  • Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Non-profit
  • North America
  • United States

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