William Dunn also known as "Dunn" works as a Director for Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission where he serves as a Diversity Council Member serving both Prince Georges and Montgomery Counties, Maryland .In his position, he oversees the daily operation of a multi-program community center that provides programs for young children, teens, young adults and seniors. Dunn works closely with community groups helping to promote and provide services for families in need. Dunn studied at Longwood University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Therapeutic Recreation. A graduate of the University of Maryland (University College) he received his Master of Science in Management and Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management. Dunn is currently a Doctoral student and is expected to complete his Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership & Management from Capella University in the Spring of 2018. Dunn has conducted dozens leadership/management workshops and motivaional speeches at government agencies, nonprofit organizations, private organizations, schools, colleges, universities and churches. In addition, Dunn serves on the : Board of Directors for The Lifting As We Climb Foundation and for White Oak Youth Sports Association, Advisory Board Member for US Army Community Advisory Board and served as Vice-Chairman for Longwood University's Friends of the College Advisory Board for the College of Education and Human Services from (2010-2013).
Dunn who was involved in gang activity as a teen, also travels around the world speaking to teen and adult groups about the importance of focusing on solutions instead of the problem while referencing his story. Dunn is the author of Broken Wings: Inspirational Words, Based on a True Story by Dunn, a collection of true-life experiences written through poetic intellect. Broken Wings is not only an autobiography that tells about the life of Dunn, but it is also a book of inspirational words through poetry. He has conducted workshops in Italy, Amsterdam, and Holland while working with the People to People Ambassadors youth program. To his credit he has spoken at youth conferences, workshops, juvenile jail facilities, national high school football camps, basketball camps, group homes, colleges and public schools across the United States. He spoke at the Jenna 6 Rally held in Washington, DC in 2007. He was featured in the documentary and book titled Being A Black Man: at the Corner of Progress and Peril, written by the staff of the Washington Post with an introduction by Pulitzer Prize winner Edward P. Jones. Dunn appeared as a radio personality as co-host for WPGC (DC) Talk 1580AM “M.A.C Show.” Dunn is a Iraq Veteran area and serves as national Motivational Speaker.
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