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Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation


"The oldest community development corporation in the United States. Founded in 1967 through the efforts of Senator Robert F. Kennedy and Jacob Javits, our mission is to be the catalyst for the progressive improvement of the quality of life for the people of Bedford Stuyvesant."

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Franklin A. Thomas
27-May-1934   President of the Ford Foundation, 1979-96

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