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8 people who changed the world as kids

By: Katherine Butler on March 16, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Divine Bradley attends the Gotham Men's Issue Celebration in November 2017.

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Divine Bradley

In 1999, 17-year-old Divine Bradley decided to start a community center for his underserviced Canarsie, Brooklyn neighborhood. After noticing that there were few positive opportunities for youth after school, Divine connected with the community’s youth and began plans for a center to provide an outlet for creative expression. In 2000, the nonprofit organization Team Revolution was created. By 2002, Team Revolution had raised $25,000, which Divine used to convert half of his parents' home into a community center. Today, Bradley, 35, is vice president of social imagineering at the Future Project, a role that involves developing new projects and partnerships for the organization's outreach to underserved high schools.