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Educational Opportunity Centers — Engines of Economic Mobility

July 31, 2017

On July 26, 2017, the Congressional TRIO Caucus hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill entitled, "Educational Opportunity Centers — Engines of Economic Mobility." The briefing featured remarks by Jeff Carter, Former Executive Director of the National Council of State Directors of Adult Education; Alfie Mincy, Upward Bound alumna and Director of the Educational Opportunity Center at Midlands Technical College in Columbia, South Carolina; Brent Holley, an alumnus of the Educational Opportunity Center at Marshall University and Machinist at Tri-State Coating & Machine in Salt Rock, West Virginia; and Darryl Carrington, an alumnus of the Educational Opportunity Center at Wichita State University, where he now serves as the Community Liaison of the University‚Äôs Public Policy and Management Center. COE Board Chair-Elect Kaye Monk-Morgan served as moderator.

A video of the event is available on COE's Facebook page. Pictures from the event are available online on COE's Flickr.