Law­maker, char­ity founder to get New Fron­tier awards

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CAM­BRIDGE | The 2013 John F. Kennedy New Fron­tier Awards will be pre­sented to a leader on vet­er­ans’ is­sues and the founder of an online char­ity.

Kennedy’s grand­son, Jack Schloss­berg, will present the an­nual awards Mon­day to Rep. Tulsi Gab­bard, Hawaii Demo­crat and one of the first two fe­male com­bat vet­er­ans to serve in Congress, and Charles Best, founder and CEO of DonorsChoose.org, a char­ity that con­nects donors with pub­lic school teach­ers to meet teach­ing needs.

The cer­e­mony will take place at Har­vard Univer­sity’s In­sti­tute of Pol­i­tics at the John F. Kennedy School of Gov­ern­ment. The awards will be pre­sented on the 50th an­niver­sary of the state fu­neral for Pres­i­dent Kennedy.

The awards honor Amer­i­cans younger than 40 who are chang­ing their com­mu­ni­ties and the coun­try with their com­mit­ment to pub­lic ser­vice.

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