Alex Koroknay-Palicz

Alex Koroknay-Palicz

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alex Koroknay-Palicz is an American activist in Washington, D.C. He is currently the executive director of the National Youth Rights Association. Koroknay-Palicz was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan and grew up in Holland, Michigan. By high school, he began to articulate that inequality in terms of ageism and wrote articles for his school newspaper on the subject. Senior year at Holland High School, Koroknay-Palicz discovered several local businesses with policies limiting the number of students allowed inside at any one time. Recognizing these policies as ageism, he decided to do something about it. After much research he learned these policies were illegal under Michigan's Elliot-Larsen Civil Rights Act. Koroknay-Palicz demanded the city to enforce this law at a speech before a Holland city council meeting. The matter was referred to Al Serrano in the city's Human Rights Department, who succeeded in overturning the policies at all the stores in questionshow more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135742930
  • 9786135742930