The Aftermath of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election and You

Dr. Temika Simmons

Apr 1, 2021 - 12:00 pm


About the Session

Dr. Temika Simmons, Director of the Local Government Leadership Institute at Delta State University, will provide a brief overview of the political climate and key events following the 2020 U.S. Presidential election as a context for understanding the cultural implications and personal responsibilities aligned with action and advocacy supporting racial equity and social justice.

About the Presenter

Prior to her work with Delta State’s Leadership Institute, Dr. Simmons served as an active, tenured member of the DSU faculty for more than eight years. Her research interests include professional & racial identity development, teaching efficacy, and municipal and community leadership. In addition to directing the LGLI, Dr. Simmons serves as Chair of the campus Winning the Race Conference and campus lead for Mississippi’s Delta Proud Youth Initiative. Dr. Simmons is a proud graduate of Jackson State University and Howard University where she received her undergraduate (B.S.E.) and graduate (M.Ed. & Ph.D.) training in Educational Psychology. She is a native of Jackson, MS, and lives in Greenville, MS with her husband and two children.


The views and opinions expressed in this webinar series are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of The Alluvial Collective. It is our goal to create spaces for a range of perspectives on the challenging issues facing our world today.

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