Assoc. Prof. Jalilia Jefferson-Bullock panelist at Live Town Hall

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Jalila Jefferson-Bullock

On June 6, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. WQED-TV will host “The State of Black Pittsburgh 2019: A Community Forum.” Associate Professor of Law Jalila Jefferson-Bullock will be on the evening's panel with fellow educators, politicians, activists and community leaders. They will discuss the social, political and cultural issues that shape the community, and the steps that will lead to a future of equality, prosperity and inclusion.

This live town hall is part of the Urban League’s annual examination of political, social and economic conditions that impact the state of black Pittsburgh. The show will also live stream at Throughout the evening, listeners and viewers can send questions and comments to Twitter @wqed at #SBPGH and on

More information can about the show can be seen here:

Co-hosts are Chris Moore and Lisa Washington. Esther Bush, Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh president and CEO, will be featured.

Panelists include Father Paul Abernathy, Focus Pittsburgh director; Brian Cook, Pittsburgh Black Media Federation president; Rep. Austin Davis, D-35th; Tina Doose, Braddock Borough Council president; Rep. Summer Lee, D-34th; Lindsay A. Powell, assistant chief of staff, office of Mayor William Peduto; Will Tolliver Jr., Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh early childhood learning manager; and Victoria Watford, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre corps de ballet dancer.

Faculty Referenced In Article

Jalila Jefferson-Bullock, M.A., J.D.Associate Professor of Law