Dan Schulman grew up in Brooklyn, New York and later transplanted to Portland, Maine. Dan received a BA in Economics at The New School in New York where he focused on Urban Economies, Homelessness, and Education. He started organizing as a campus activist through his founding of the university’s student government and radio station used as platforms to improve student life on campus and worked on LGBT and minority student inclusion programs. During the time he was a Peace Corps volunteer in Mali, West Africa, he focused on Small Enterprise Development and Gender & Development issues. Upon his return to Maine, Dan worked with such organizations as The League of Young Voters, Equality Maine/GLAAD, and Working America on economic and social justice initiatives, knocking on doors and rallying concerned citizens to take action. Dan has also co-led the Maine Alliance for Sustainable Transportation which focuses on the creation of livable communities through increased transportation access – it is his belief that a healthy community is one that is sustainable and inclusive. Dan Schulman is an avid outdoorsman and loves a good pun.
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