Inspiring Communities - Education with Judith Bell - December 9, 2010
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Judith Bell

On Wednesday, December 8, Judith Bell from Oakland, California's PolicyLink spoke to a crowd of about 75 people at Portland State University's newly renovated Lincoln Hall. A proponent of an initiative called Promise Neighborhoods, which provides "wrap-around" services to young students and their families, Ms. Bell is a leader in creating communities of opportunity. She was joined by panelists PSU President Wim Wiewel, Park Rose School District Board Member Alesia Reece, Partnership Development Director for Portland Public Schools Lolenzo Poe, and Self Enhancement Inc., President and CEO Tony Hopson. The lively panel discussion was moderated by Zeke Smith, Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith's chief of staff.


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