News Archive 2009-2018

Geoff Canada ’74 in ‘Waiting for Superman’ (New York magazine) Archives

As a child, Geoffrey Canada, of the Bowdoin College Class of 1974, believed that his comic book hero would rescue him and others from poverty and despair. Today, Canada is president and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone and one of the lead participants in the upcoming documentary, Waiting for “Superman,” which opens nationwide Friday, September 24. Directed by filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth), the film examines the state of American public education. Read a review from New York magazine and watch the trailer.