Monday, October 12, 2009

Allegra Henderson is welcomed to the board of "The Hillsider"

Allegra Henderson has been elected to "The Hillsider" board of directors.

The Hillsder held it's monthly board meeting tonight, Oct. 12. Officially voting Allegra to the board was one of the new business actions.

Allegra is an employment mentor for the St. Louis County Disparities Project here in Duluth, and works out of the Community Action Duluth office. Her primary mission is to assist African Americans obtain employment in the Duluth area.

She says, "I am deeply involved in the struggle to change the perceptions of African Americans in Duluth, tackle stereotypes and remove discriminatory barriers, as well as provide assistance with preparation for employment to my participants."

In other business the board talked about the candidate questionnaires and story ideas for the November issue.