Dr. Steve Perry

“It’s not where you start that matters, it’s the difference you make along the way.”

Dr. Steve Perry’s life is marked by a commitment to improve the lives of those born into poverty under the knee of racism. He has used being born on his mother’s 16th birthday as his North Star.

He founded and runs five schools in New York and Connecticut that have sent 100% of its low income, minority first generation graduates to four year colleges since 2006. He’s started a non profit that worked with children who’d be the first in their family to go to college, led a homeless shelter in his hometown and has founded 3 school choice parent advocacy groups, has written 5 books, appeared on networks from FOX, CNN, MSNBC and OWN to Al Jazeera and South Korean TV. Perry is committed to the difference he makes along the way.

Partnering with Sean “Diddy” Combs in 2015, Dr. Perry began building Capital Prep, a charter school network that is educating the nation’s neediest children. Bishop TD Jakes, Iyanla Vanzant, Oprah along with governors and leaders of industry have sought Dr. Perry’s counsel on topics ranging from education to supporting families.

Dr. Steve Perry, MSW is focused on making a difference in the lives of those for whom opportunity is scarce.

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