TCC and Community Partners Host Poverty Summit

FORT WORTH, Texas (April 29, 2015)
As part of its commitment to helping remove barriers to education, Tarrant County College has joined four community partners to host the Poverty Summit: Cultivating Education in the Midst of Poverty. John Otis Turntine, director of the Transfer and Career Center and the Educational Talent Search program at Weatherford College will serve as the keynote speaker.
The city of Fort Worth, Community Action Partners, Fort Worth Independent School District and TXU Energy are working with TCC to provide a forum that promotes discussion and a place to network for academicians, administrators, educational leaders, industry leaders, policy makers, professionals, researchers, students and other interested partners.
Thursday, April 30
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tarrant County College South Campus
Student Center (SSTU)
5301 Campus Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76119
Tina Jenkins, Poverty Summit Coordinator
and Behavioral Sciences Department Chair
TCC South Campus
Students who have overcome poverty to successfully earn their associate degrees and poverty experts will be available for media interviews. To schedule, please RSVP to 817-515-1542, by 9:30 a.m., Thursday, April 30.