Southwest Missouri Democrats
February #TownHall Meeting
Wed. 2/19/20 at 7 PM
At the Minnie Hackney Community Service Center at 110 S. Main St., Joplin, MO 64801.
D’Andre L. Jones – PLMSW, MA, BSE joins us as our presenter for a Diversity Workshop.
As NWA continues to experience unprecedented growth D’Andre’s leadership and efforts championing diversity, inclusion and equity contributes in a powerful way.” D’Andre Jones is a native of Joiner, and is a licensed social worker in the state of Arkansas. He graduated from Rivercrest High School in 1991.
D’Andre served on the Joiner City Council for three terms and served as staff liaison for US Congressman Marion Berry 1st Congressional District. D’Andre graduated from the University of Arkansas with a BSE. He obtained a Masters of Arts in Management and Leadership and a Masters of Arts in Human Resource Management from The George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology at Webster University. In December 2018, he completed a Masters of Social Work from the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions at Arizona State University. He has recently been accepted into The Chicago School of Professional Psychology on line program, pursing a PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
D’Andre has served as guest presenter at many conferences including the Arkansas chapter of the National Association of Social Workers Conference and the annual Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting. He has served on numerous panels, podcasts and guest speakers focusing on social justice, racial diversity and political activism locally and throughout the region. D’Andre has served as president and political director of the NWA Democratic Black Caucus, one of the most progressive and active political organizations for minorities in Arkansas and founded Black Lives Matter Compassion Fayetteville. D’Andre‘s commitment to improving the lives of Arkansas marginalized is resolute. He has been a leader in the Arkansas Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, serves on the Executive Board of Directors of the Urban League of Arkansas, the second African American to serve on the Fayetteville Civil Service Commission, and has successfully lead the City of Fayetteville and NWA Black History Month celebration program’s for the past six years.
In 2017, D’Andre was awarded the University of Arkansas Black Alumni Society Community Service Award. In 2018, Celebrate Arkansas magazine named him “One to Watch For”. D’Andre’s hobbies include interior design, creative writing, traveling and boxing.
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Congrats to SWMO Democrats 2019 Miss and Mr. Cutie Pie! Introducing: Holland LeeAnn and Mykah Lee. Our 2020 Cutie Pies will be crowned at our June Pie Auction event.
Additional thanks to our 2018 Miss Cutie Pie, Paisley Rose for fundraising again this year, we are happy to have her as part of our Cutie Pie Court for a second year.
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