Brooklyn Public Library

Date Awarded
Grant Period
01/30/15 to 04/29/15
Focus Area
Media Innovation
Knight Library Initiative, Knight News Challenge, Knight Prototype Fund

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  • Brooklyn, NY

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Enabling people to learn new skills through a service that connects knowledge seekers with experts in their own neighborhood

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Michael Fieni

Michael Fieni is the Manager of Community Engagement at Brooklyn Public Library. He collaborates with the 16 “Friends” groups across Brooklyn as well with community-based organizations and the Brooklyn Eagles, the library’s young and engaged supporters group. Michael has an extensive background in City government and City-based campaigns, as well as over seven years of community organizing experience, including as a field organizer in President Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential primary and election campaigns. Prior to joining the 2008 Obama campaigns, Michael spent five years in print and digital publishing.

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