Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things
Unit Director of the Thomas S. Murphy Clubhouse
A former McDonald’s All-American and professional basketball player overseas, Stanley King has made the development of children his life’s work. Currently the unit director of the Thomas S. Murphy Clubhouse, a Brooklyn location in Flatbush of the Madison Square Boys Club, King is the most senior program staffer for the 131-year-old organization.
Amtrak Pioneer Award Winners
ALAINA MARIE CHIPMAN
Assistant Principal at La Cima Elementary Charter School
A native of The Bahamas, Alaina Marie has dedicated herself to urban education and the role that race, class and culture play in classroom instruction and teacher preparation. In 2013 she was accepted to the 2013 New Leaders for New Schools Aspiring Principals Program.
Co-Founder and Chief Executive of D.R.E.A.M.
Having started professionally on Wall Street, a stint that fueled his passion to help provide financial education for those living in urban communities, Femi Faoye is the co-founder and chief executive of D.R.E.A.M (Developing Responsible Economically Advanced Model-Citizens, Inc.).
JILLIAN JOSEPH, ESQ
Executive Counsel for GE Capital Real Estate
Born and raised in Brownsville, Jillian E. Joseph is currently the executive counsel for GE Capital Real Estate. In addition to her accomplished law career, Joseph is equally passionate about giving back to her community, particularly through her involvement with A Better Chance.