Relationship Between Law Enforcement & the African American Community – Guests discuss the relationship between local Law Enforcement and the African American community, the role the media plays, and other areas of concern on those subjects.

Don Witherspoon – Blair County NAACP
Randy Feathers – OOT Board Member
Aaron Thomas – WTAJ-TV
Sgt. Ben Jones – Altoona Police Dept.
Jeremiah Witherspoon – Community Boxing & Basketball Coach
Kareem Holloman – Altoona Boxing Coach
Tahir Williams – Pensacola Christian College student

Emergency Response – Guests discuss how tactical trucks can be used in emergency situations, the types of organizations that can benefit from these emergency vehicles, and how the community can help with a fundraising project to maintain these vehicles.

Randy Feathers – OOT Board Member
Craig Moyer – Association of Blair Co. Law Enforcement
Mitch Cooper – Blair County Sheriff
Chief Chris Cohn – Penn State Altoona University Police
Mark Taylor – Blair Co. Director of Public Safety

Early Childhood Education Roundtable – Focuses on how to access early intervention services, an update of the roundtable’s activities, and lessons learned from Dr. Judy Cameron’s presentation at the Early Childhood Summit.

Haley Fleegle – The Learning Express Preschool
Sue Knarr – Appalachia Intermediate Unit 08
Julianne Martynuska – Appalachia Intermediate Unit 08
Sue Barton – The Learning Express Preschool
Rodney Green – Leadership & Special Education Consultant
Joe Hurd – Blair County Chamber of Commerce

Drug & Crime Panel – Seventeen Criminal Justice students from YTI Career Institute Altoona ask a five-person panel questions that they created pertaining to the status of drugs and crime in Blair County and their effects on children and families.

Judy Rosser – Blair Drug & Alcohol Partnerships
Dusty Young – Blair County District Attorney’s Office
Peter Weeks – Blair County Assistant District Attorney
Ashley Gehrdes – Blair County Children & Youth
Cheryl Gonsman – Family Services, Inc.

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