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LEAP Diversity Potluck

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011, The LEAP Organization hosted a youth diversity potluck at the Emmanuel Family Life Center for the students enrolled in the LEAP Intern Program.

In the weeks leading up to the potluck students were broken up into groups and assigned various cultures to research and present interesting facts on. They also learned the importance of understanding cultural diversity and how it can impact them later on life.

LEAP hosts youth diversity potluck.
LEAP hosts youth diversity potluck.

Guest Speakers, Elizabeth Adamski from HOPE and Electra Fredrick from ElectraCity shared their cultural history and how their heritage affects them today. Students and speakers brought food from various cultures for the group to sample diverse cuisines.

 

Richard Garrett
Richard Garretthttp://leaporg.net/
City Councilman Richard "Reason" Garrett has gained extensive business knowledge and negotiating skills as the Executive Director of the LEAP Organization.  LEAP Org provides youth development services.  As a licensed realtor for Keller Williams Realty, he is known for his tenacity, perseverance, honesty, and fairness.  A proud APSU alum, Richard graduated with Honors with a Bachelors in Public Management.
Richard is a former active duty Marine, father of 4, and a husband with strong ties to the community. He is a graduate of Leadership Clarksville and a member of Clarksville Rotary, Clarksville Area Ministerial Association, Chamber of Commerce, Clarksville Association of Realtors Public Relations & Charity Relations Committees, and Clarksville Community Partners Group.
For more information on Richard visit www.reason4clarksville.com. He can be contacted directly at 931-378-0500 or via email richard@reason4clarksville.com
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