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John Palinski

John Palinski is a philanthropy officer at the University of Maryland, Baltimore focused on the university’s inclusive community engagement work in West Baltimore. Having spent most of his career in youth development, John previously served as executive director of Seeds 4 Success and BEST Kids and as DC Director of Youth Service Opportunities Project.  He is an AmeriCorps Alumnus (Public Allies Chicago, ‘03) and strongly committed to expanding national service and volunteer opportunities throughout Maryland. He resides in Annapolis with his wife, Anne-Marie, and son, Nick.