Closer Look: Morehouse College To Admit Students Who Self-Identify As Male; Drones As 911 Responders; The Mission Of Wholesome Wave Georgia

Terence Dixon, Morehouse College’s Vice President of Enrollment Management,  explains the school's new gender identity policy, which allows students who self-identify as men.
Terence Dixon, Morehouse College’s Vice President of Enrollment Management, explains the school's new gender identity policy, which allows students who self-identify as men.
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Monday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 0:00: Morehouse College’s Board of Trustees recently approved a new gender identity policy. The nation’s only historically black college for men will now admit individuals who self-identify as men, regardless of the sex assigned to them at birth. Terence Dixon, Morehouse College’s Vice President of Enrollment Management,  explains more about the policy, which will apply to students who enroll in the school by the Fall 2020 semester.
  • 24:23: The Chula Vista Police Department in California is using drones to respond to 911 calls, with the goal of responding to more emergencies, more quickly. Could this program come to Georgia? We’ll hear from Matt Sloane, CEO of Skyfire, whose company has worked on this project.
  • 41:35: Over 1.6 million Georgia residents are considered “food insecure” and receive SNAP benefits. Today, a conversation with Denise Blake, CEO & President of Wholesome Wave Georgia, an organization that has been working for 10 years to make fresh, healthy food more accessible for over a decade.

Closer Look is produced by Candace Wheeler and Grace Walker.