Kalimah Priforce On Echoing Green Blog

Kalimah Priforce is a determined man. Maybe it’s the second syllable in his surname or maybe it has to do with where he comes from: Kalimah grew up with his younger brother in a Bed-Stuy group home, staging a hunger strike there at age eight to get more books onto the premises.

From The New York Times to NPR, Echoing Green Fellows from 1992 to the newly-minted class of 2013 Fellows are recognized as innovators and leaders. Here are some of their top stories from recent weeks.

Over the past twenty-five years, we have seen our Fellows inspire, mentor and partner with one another building upon the impact of Fellows that have come before them. This new class of 2013 Echoing Green and Black Male Achievement Fellows is no exception.