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November 30, 2015

From Wall Street to the South Bronx: Taking a Charter Fellowship and Changing a Community

Aasimah Navlakhi

When Lester Long graduated from college, he was on track to become a run-of-the-mill corporate suit. For eight years he worked within the disciplined and exacting world of finance on Wall Street, before leaving it all behind for something that would make him feel — in his own words…

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