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W. Wilson Goode, Sr.

W. Wilson Goode, Sr. is the President of the Amachi Program, a national faith-based mentoring program for children of incarcerated parents. He served as an officer in the U.S. Army, led work in faith-based housing for low income persons, and was the Chairman of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. He followed this as Philadelphia’s first African American Mayor for two terms. Additionally, Mr. Goode received the Civic Ventures $100,000 Purpose Prize and the Philadelphia Inquirer's Citizen of the Year.

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