29, 2008 Guest – Bill Milliken
who founded Communities In Schools in 1977, is one of the most
successful and respected youth advocates in the U.S. The year 2000,
which marked the 40th anniversary of Milliken’s commitment to kids, also
saw him honored with two major national awards.
As winner of the American Association of School Administrators'
"Champion for Children" award, he was lauded by the association as
guiding force – who has opened the doors to success and growth to
countless youngsters." And when the Midwest Center for Nonprofit
Leadership gave Milliken its Edward A. Smith Award for Excellence, the
center hailed him for providing "the highest level of service to