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Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 10:00 AM

First Person: Joe Marshall


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Photo courtesy of Shawn Calhoun/Flickr
Joseph Marshall moderates a panel discussion Feb. 22, 2012 about the root causes and potential solutions to the "achievement gap" affecting disadvantaged students in urban schools.
Photo courtesy of Shawn Calhoun/Flickr
Joseph Marshall moderates a panel discussion Feb. 22, 2012 about the root causes and potential solutions to the "achievement gap" affecting disadvantaged students in urban schools.

San Francisco's Omega Boys Club is marking 25 years helping at-risk kids lead lives free from violence and incarceration, succeed academically and make positive contributions to society. Omega has provided academic and life skills support to more than 1,300 boys and girls, and its violence prevention programs have reached more than 15,000 students. Co-founder and Executive Director Joe Marshall joins us as part of our First Person series on the leaders, innovators and others who make the Bay Area unique.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Joe Marshall, executive director and co-founder of the Omega Boys Club/Street Soldiers and vice president of the San Francisco Police Commission

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