Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Visions

One of the amazing convention speakers was Renee Poussaint who with Camille Cosby founded the National Visionary Leadership Project (at www.visionaryproject.com) which interviews prominent African American leaders. Absolutely fascinating web-site both for the content and how it is done. Learning that today's students are not interested in the written word, she developed a means of linking older community members with youth. Interviews can be brought up and viewed in 45 second units, transcripts read, or research links explored. In addition Ms. P. is a speaker worth studying in her own right--a really brilliant speakers.

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