Town Hall Meeting to Focus on Education, Racism and Poverty in East Lubbock

This meeting is the first in a series to discuss issues critical to the community.

WHAT: The Reform East Lubbock town hall meeting, sponsored by The VOICE Project. Select Estacado High School students will discuss the results of their community survey on education, racism and poverty and the legislation they drafted and submitted to Rep. Randy Neugebauer’s office.

Jacob Way, an advanced placement history teacher at Estacado High who taught these students, will moderate the discussion, then open the floor for questions. Food will be served.

This is the first of a series of meetings to discuss issues critical to the East Lubbock Community. The public is welcome to attend. These meetings are in conjunction with the East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood, a grant-funded partnership between Texas Tech University and several community organizations, including the Lubbock Independent School District. The focus is on ensuring families have the resources they need to be successful.

WHEN: 6-8 p.m. Monday (Nov. 9)

WHERE: Auditorium, Dunbar College Preparatory Academy, 2010 E. 26th St.

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