Norm & Company features James Norman, past President & CEO of Action for a Better Community.
James Norman, a leader, advocate, and role model, has served as the President & CEO of Action for a Better Community (ABC) for the past 25 years. As he heads into retirement, he plans to continue his work as a change agent in our community.
James talks about what inspired him to dedicate his life work to helping people, how he secured the position at ABC and the challenges he faced when he first took the helm. He shares his unique approach to community leadership and his thoughts on how to address the fundamental issues of poverty. He also discusses how to combat structure racism, something he has dedicated his life’s work to doing.
Norm & Company is hosted by WXXI President & CEO Norm Silverstein, who speaks with long-time Rochesterians as they recount fascinating stories about their lives in the community.