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Lisa Thompson
Project Oz

Incoming Project Oz Director Lisa Thompson acknowledges she has big shoes to fill as she replaces the man who founded the youth services program nearly a half century ago.

Peter Rankaitis and Lisa Thompson
Project Oz

The man who created the nonprofit Project Oz is retiring as its executive director after 45 years with the youth services agency.

A Bloomington-based nonprofit will be able to help more young people avoid or escape from sexual exploitation thanks to a new $194,000 federal grant.