Melvin H. 'Mel' King, educator, activist, and writer

Mel King
Don West, Fotografiks

Melvin H. 'Mel' King is an educator, activist, and writer. Mel has been active across the landscape of neighborhoods and politics of Boston for over fifty-five years, while also being an educator, youth worker, social activist, community organizer and developer, elected politician, author, and an Adjunct Professor at the DUSP. He is responsible for creating community programs and institutions for low-income people in Boston. He is the founder and current director of the South End Technology Center.

School: School of Architecture and Planning
Department: Urban Studies and Planning
Career: Government & LawTechnology
Object: Photograph
Collection: Activism