Joint Center Session on Future of Black Rural Communities

10
Aug

Joint Center Session on Future of Black Rural Communities

On August 10, Joint Center President Spencer Overton traveled to Tunica, Mississippi to speak at the One Voice summit. One Voice is a part of the Mississippi Black Leadership Institutea community of scholars, elected officials, business leaders, and community organizers who partner to share ideas, develop solutions, and provide support, information & access to local, emerging professionals and political leaders who are working towards progressive change. Spencer’s session“Big Ideas” to Drive Communities Forwardfocused on receiving input from about 75 current and aspiring Mississippi Black elected officials about the Joint Center’s planned work on the future of African-American rural communities.

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