Twin Cities Business 2014 Black Book (feat. Sondra Samuels)
As the president and CEO of the Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ), Samuels leads a collaborative of partner organizations and schools that work together to prepare low-income North Minneapolis children to graduate from high school ready for college. Samuels is a tireless advocate for effective solutions to end poverty through education. Under her leadership, NAZ was named a federal “Promise Neighborhood” and has become a nationally recognized model for educational achievement.