Hassan Gale is a proud product of "Harlem's Second Renaissance". Accordingly, its social and community values have always guided his personal and professional endeavors. He has been a substance abuse counselor, a life coach and youth assistance program developer. He has also developed alternative approaches to social and criminal justice, sponsored by both the National Trust and National Urban League. Yet, his passion is the development of community and evidenced-based educational programs that are anchored in the cultural principles of the Nguzo Saba. He is a senior administrator of the Eagles (Gather) Organization and has a M.A. (NYTS) in professional studies/pastoral counseling. The father of 5 adult children, he is married and lives in New York City.