Russian-Speaking Community Council of Manhattan and The Bronx (RCCMB) - Дмитрий Глинский
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   We are an educational and charitable interfaith organization of Russian-speaking Americans. We aim to develop the organizing power of our community, its successful integration in American civil society, advance immigrant rights, civic participation, and leadership development. We raise public awareness of our community and the achievements of its members and promote collaboration with other communities in the pursuit of a more just and fair society with equal opportunities for all.  

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     Dmitri Daniel Glinski, a graduate of Harvard with master's in general management, is a nonprofit management professional and community organizer. At the time of transition from Soviet Union to independent Russia, he edited a union bulletin in Moscow, founded and led a national youth organization that worked toward improving inter-ethnic relations, and was a member of the national board of Democratic Russia Movement (the largest nationwide organization at the time). In the US, he served as a research associate of the Librarian of the Congress and a consultant of the Congressional Research Service (1998-2005), faculty member at Columbia University (2004-2009, where he launched and produced 47 issues of In Their Own Voices: Eurasian Human Rights Digest, a weekly electronic newsletter with hundreds of subscribers in the US, Europe, and former Soviet Union countries), and a staff member of American Jewish organizations, where his responsibilities included grants to organizations in Ukraine and Russia and compensation claims to Holocaust survivors. He defended his dissertation at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2000), has a master of arts in international affairs from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies in Washington DC (2000), and is a graduate of the Leadership Development Program of American Jewish Committee (2009). He authored & co-authored dozens of articles (published in The Los Angeles Times, The Journal of Democracy, The Jewish Week etc.), as well as a book with Peter Reddaway published by the U.S. Institute of Peace Press in Washington, DC (2001), and edited a book published by The Friedrich Ebert Foundation's Moscow Office (2003). His research on US-Russian relations was cited by members of the U.S. Congress and included in the Congressional Record. He was recognized by Southern Poverty Law Center with a Certificate of Appreciation for "important contribution to the ongoing fight against hatred and intolerance."  In 2011, he co-founded Russian-Speaking Community Council of Manhattan and the Bronx, and in 2012, its national counterpart, American Russian-Speaking Association for Civil & Human Rights. In 2014, he produced "All Races, All Faces: A Guide to New York City's Immigrant Communities," published by The Black Institute, where he works as Director of Intercommunal Affairs. In 2015, he co-produced with Bertha Lewis a report on minority- and women-owned businesses in New York.