Simmons’ West Louisville Forum to Feature Economic Justice Expert

West Louisville Forum Aug. 2016

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY –  To help enhance the solutions and strategies local leaders use to improve conditions in the inner city neighborhoods of Louisville, Simmons College of Kentucky is launching a monthly lunch series that will feature national experts who will offer their perspectives on West Louisville-related topics.


“We are committed to bringing some of the nation’s best minds to Louisville every month to share with us their insights and solutions,” said Kevin W. Cosby, President of Simmons College of Kentucky.


The August 3rd West Louisville Forum will feature Dr. Claud Anderson, author of the book “Black Labor, White Whealth: The Search for Power & Economic Justice”.


Dr. Anderson is President of PowerNomics, a company that uses a set a principles and strategies to explain race and offers a guide for Black America to become a more self-sufficient and economically competitive group in America.


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Previously, Dr. Anderson served as State Coordinator of Education for the state of Florida under former Governor Reubin Askew and was a U.S. Department of Commerce appointed by former United States President Jimmy Carter.


Dr. Anderson will speak at the West Louisville Forum scheduled for noon, Wednesday, August 3rd at the St. Stephen Family Life Center located at 1508 West Kentucky Street in Louisville.


Simmons College of Kentucky is an Historic Black College and University (HBCU) dedicated to educating people in the urban context through strong academic and professional programs in order that they may become productive citizens and agents of change in society.




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