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Historical Accomplishments

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Current Challenges

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A panel discussion at Tri-C's Metro Campus explored threats to the Voting Rights Act. The discussion was held in conjunction with the “Stokes: Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future” Initiative.

Shenise Johnson-Thomas of the United Way of Greater Cleveland and U.S. Air Force veteran Tim Grealis visited the set of “We The People” at WKYC/Channel 3 to discuss an upcoming Stokes commemoration event designed to connect U.S. military veterans with community services. Mayor Stokes and Congressman Stokes both served in the U.S. Army.

Tri-C President Alex Johnson penned a column for Smart Business Cleveland examining how the 50th anniversary commemoration seeks to inspire a new generation of leaders to build on the legacy of advocacy and action created by Mayor Stokes and Congressman Stokes.

A story posted on cleveland.com highlighted April events planned for the Stokes commemoration.

The Square Talk segment on the WKYC/Channel 3 Sunday morning newscast March 5 featured Tri-C President Alex Johnson talking about the yearlong commemoration honoring Mayor Stokes and Congressman Stokes.

A story posted on cleveland.com highlighted March events planned for the Stokes commemoration.

In a guest column for Crain’s Cleveland, Tri-C President Alex Johnson noted the policy achievements of Mayor Carl Stokes — particularly regarding education — that continue to influence and guide Cleveland.

We The People on WKYC/Channel 3 dedicated part of its Feb. 3 show to the Stokes commemoration. Host Tiffany Tarpley talked with Tri-C’s Lauren Onkey about the overall project before getting a “taste” of a future Stokes commemoration event — the Contemporary Soul Food Challenge — courtesy of culinary student Andrea Rashad and Chef Karen Monath.

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