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Weeklong Tribute to Honor Life and Work of Barbara Jordan

Reducing Risk and Building Strength Through Educational Reform and Early Childhood Interventions

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Date: Monday, February 21, 2011

This panel was part of a larger, weeklong celebration of the life and work of Barbara Jordan. Sponsored by the Barbara Jordan Freedom Foundation, this panel was part of a launch event for the organization that took place on Feb. 21, 2011. The panel Reducing Risk and Building Strength Through Educational Reform and Early Childhood Interventions featured: Dr. Gregory Vincent, UT Vice-President for Diversity and Community Engagement; Prof. Norma Cantu, UT College of Education and School of Law; Kara Johnson, Texas Early Childhood Education Coalition; Prof. Julian Heilig, UT College of Education; and Dr. Lynda Frost, Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.