2/2/2010 Conversations with Al McFarlane


James Burroughs, Director, Diversity Equal Opportonity, Minneapolis Public Schools , Tommy Hillman, President of Multicultural Corporate Networking initiative, and Cedrick Frazier, Assistant Director, Diversity Equal Opportonity, Minneapolis Public Schools discuss the 100 Strong Who Care: Building Bridges for the Next Generation mentorship program at Minneapolis Public Schools.

Rose McGee, Community Connections Manager, AchieveMpls
Ed Anderson, Store Manager, Cub Foods on Broadway
Candace Robinson, Admissions, St Paul College
Ea Porter, Graduate Admissions - University of St. Thomas
discuss this weekend's Parent College Fair, being held at the Cub Foods Grocery Store on West Broadway in Minneapolis.

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Guests for FEBRUARY 2, 2010
11:05-11:25 JAMES Burroughs TOMMY Hillman

Talking Points:
Tell us about 100 Strong who care; where’d the idea come from? Who are the partners.
What are the goals?
Why is mentoring important? Do you keep in touch with any youth you’ve mentored?

11:31 – 11:58 ROSE MCGEE, ET AL.

Talking Points:
(a) what’s expected at the fair
(b) why the fair being held at Cub Foods
(c) your role and why
(d) why are African American students less interested in going to college
(e) what can parents and families do? (f) what can community do?

Playlist Tracks: 
Boubacar Traore - Djonkana
Album: Kongo Magni; Label: World Village
Boubacar Traore - Dounia Tabolo
Album: Kongo Magni; Label: World Village
Air Date: 
February 2, 2010

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