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Dr. Steve Perry

Educator, Bestselling Author, And The Founder And Head Of Schools, Capital Preparatory Schools
Capital Preparatory Schools

Dr. Steve Perry is an educator, bestselling author, and the Founder and Head of Schools, Capital Preparatory Schools. Using his powerful voice, fighting for disadvantaged children and families for thirty years., Dr. Perry is widely respected by grassroots community members and internationally renowned leaders as an educator, social worker and public speaker, his charismatic and compelling voice is an inspiration. He is the educator Oprah Winfrey, Sean "P-Diddy" Combs, Bishop TD Jakes and Steve Harvey call on to offer insight to parents and children. In 2019, Dr. Perry worked on his fourth school with Sean "Diddy" Combs as an investor pledging 1 million dollars to fund the school for local youth. In 2020, his fifth school campus opened in the Bronx, NY. He accomplished sending 100% of its predominantly low-income, minority, first-generation high school graduates to four-year colleges since the conception of his first school, and currently, with 5 successful open schools.

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