Town hall meetings focus on school consolidation | News
Shelby County Commissioner Henri Brooks is holding a pair of public forums to discuss the possibility that the county will have a consolidated school system.
The first meeting will be held on Jan. 13, from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Stax Museum, 926 East McLemore.
The next meeting will be held two weeks later on Jan. 27, from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Hollywood Community Center, 1560 North Hollywood.
Here’s the list of panelists that have been invited:
- Dr. Freda Williams - Memphis City Schools board president
- Dr. Willie W. Herenton - former Memphis Mayor
- Deidre Malone - CEO, Carter Malone Group, former Shelby County Commissioner
- Tomeka Hart - Memphis City Schools Board of Commissioners, CEO Memphis Urban League
- Cardell Orin - Citizens for Better Education
- Steve Mulroy - Shelby County Board of Commissioners
- Dr. Lasimba Gray - Senior Pastor New Sardis MBC
- Dr. Kenneth T. Whalum, Jr. - Memphis City Schools Board of Commissioners
- David Pickler - Shelby County Schools Board of Education
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