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Program Success 10 Summer 2017
Ty Hanna Community Leader Palm Beach , Florida Summer 2017

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The late James Brown may have been the hardest-working man in show business but , when it comes to community service , who can touch young Tyron Hanna ? Mr . Hanna is the founder and CEO of the nonprofit Thrive For A Change , an ex-felon re-entry program he opened in 2013 .

But he is also running for Palm Beach County Commissioner , District 6 , which represents the Glades area , Wellington , Loxahatchee and Royal Palm Beach . And he is putting together plans to open a charter school in Riviera Beach , thanks to new state laws that will provide broad funding for new charter schools that open near failing public schools .