Assoc. Prof. Jalila Jefferson-Bullock featured panelist on WQED-TV

WQED-TV's "The State of Black Pittsburgh 2019: A Community Forum" focused on many of the obstacles and opportunities currently facing Pittsburgh's African American communities. The program was produced in conjunction with the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh and featured conversations with both established and emerging opinion makers on a variety of topics. The Emmy-nominated community forum program is currently in its fourth year and was hosted by reporters Chris Moore and Lisa Washington.

Assoc. Prof. Jalila Jefferson Bullock was a featured panelist along with Director of Focus Pittsburgh Father Paul Abernathy, President of Pittsburgh Black Media Federation Brian Cook, PA Rep. Austin Davis (D) of the 35th Legislative District, President of Braddock Borough Council Tina Doose, PA Rep. Summer Lee (D) of the 34th Legislative District, Asst. Chief of Staff to the Office of Mayor William Peduto Lindsay A. Powell, Manager of Early Childhood Learning at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh Will Tolliver, Jr., and Corps de Ballet of Pittsburgh's Ballet Theatre Victoria Watford.

Listen to the whole show or, for Jefferson-Bullock's commentary on how to empower a community, scroll to 25:04.

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