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Bryan Franklin joined LISC DC in March of 2020. Bryan leads DC's development activities, and supports in a range of community development responsibilities for LISC DC.
Bryan joins LISC after serving as Director of U.S. Programs for PeacePlayers, which use the power of sport to unite, educate and inspire young people to create a more peaceful world. Bryan lead the charge in adapting PeacePlayers international model to the U.S. context, overseeing the launching of programming in five cities across the country, and co-leading Peaceplayers relationship with Nike who funded the work. Bryan also spent two years living and working in South Africa as an International Fellow with PeacePlayers. From 2011 - 2013, Bryan served an Americorps Vista member at Rising Tide Capital in New Jersey. Bryan graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ, where he played basketball all four years.
Bryan currently lives in Landover, MD with his wife Candace. He is also currently pursuing his Masters of Divinity Degree and over the long term hopes to work with faith communities around better engaging in the communities of which they are a part.