2009 Recipient

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                                                        Rodney Allen Young

For the past nine years Rodney Allen Young has served as Senior Resource Development Associate and Coordinator of the African American Leadership Development Program (AALDP) for United Way of Greater Rochester, Inc.

As coordinator of the award winning African American Leadership Development Program (AALDP), Young works with numerous volunteers to recruit, train, and place individuals in policymaking positions on not-for-profit boards and community development projects. He is also a member of the 1995 Class of the AALDP, joining over 500 who have graduated from this program.

Young, a native of Rochester and graduate of the public school system, attended SUNY Binghamton. He serves as VP for Membership for the Genesee Valley Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, as well as on the advisory council of the Fairport Baptist Homes Caring Ministries Foundation.

Young was a charter member of The Blackstorytelling League of Rochester, Inc.

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