Thursday, December 3, 2015

White House and My Brother’s Keeper Fulton County Task Force to Celebrate Computer Science Education Week

Chairman Eaves, Commissioner Garner and the Fulton County Aging and Youth Services Department join the White House in exposing kids to Computer Science

WHAT: The Community Town Hall will provide a forum for K-12 students who are interested in Computer Science to “Listen and Share” and “Meet and Greet” local industry professionals and college students in celebration of Computer Science Education Week

WHO: Commission Chairman John H. Eaves, PhD District 6 Commissioner Joan P. Garner Fulton County Aging and Youth Department Office of Children and Youth Marvin Carr, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Quincy Brown, National Science Foundation Bryant Marks, Director, Morehouse Research Institute and an array of other local leaders

WHEN: Monday, December 7, 2015, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Spelman College, Science Center NASA Auditorium, 350 Spelman Lane SW, Atlanta, GA 30314

WHY: To raise student awareness of the array of opportunities available in the field of Computer Science

MEDIA: Opportunities for interviews with Chairman Eaves, Commissioner Garner, and participating youth

VISUALS: Interactions between K-12 students, White House representatives, local officials, and industry representatives

CONTACT: Felecia Church 404-612-5570 or 404-713-5995

Citizens in need of reasonable accommodations due to a disability including communications in alternative format should contact the Disability Liaison in the Housing and Community Development Department at 404-613-7944. For Georgia Relay Access, dial 711.

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