Closer Look: Representative-Elect Bee Nguyen; And More

Bee Nguyen, representative-elect of House District 89, joins us in studio to talk her victory and her priorities in the upcoming legislative session.
Bee Nguyen, representative-elect of House District 89, joins us in studio to talk her victory and her priorities in the upcoming legislative session.
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Wednesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 0:00: Earlier this week, Food Not Bombs activist Adele MacLean joined us to share her story about receiving a citation for not having proper permits while serving meals to Atlanta’s homeless. Today, we speak to law enforcement to hear another perspective on the matter. A conversation with Joseph Spillane, Chief of Police for Georgia State University, and Sergeant Joseph M. Corrigan, Homeless Outreach and Proactive Engagement (HOPE) team sergeant and police chaplain.
  • 24:08: Bee Nguyen, representative-elect of House District 89, is Georgia’s first Vietnamese-American legislator. She joins us in studio to talk her victory and her priorities in the upcoming legislative session and national politics.
  • 39:45: City Schools of Decatur is working to address equity issues in terms of achievement and discipline. The district recently approved an $85,000 budget to for an education equity needs assessment, and they hired an equity director, a role that will focus specifically on racial disparities in the district. We’ll learn more about the district’s efforts from City Schools of Decatur Superintendent Dr. David Dude.

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