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Fort Worth, TX - Deborah Peoples endorsed Wallace Bridges for Fort Worth Independent School Board of Education District 4 in the upcoming special election on May 7, 2022.

“Wallace Bridges has a proven record of helping our children in our Fort Worth schools. He has the experience to help ensure that we build strong schools and neighborhoods. Our children and families deserve to have a school board member that will work diligently to ensure that all our children receive the quality education that they deserve. I proudly endorse Wallace for the District 4 seat and encourage everyone to support him on election day" said Deborah Peoples..

Mr. Bridges is running in the special election to fill the vacancy on the Fort Worth Independent School District Board of Education District 4 that was created with the unfortunate passing of former Boardmember Daphne Brookins. Mr. Bridges has lived in the Historic Southside neighborhood of Fort Worth since 1997 and has worked as a community organizer focusing on youth for decades. The list of community leaders endorsing Wallace Bridges continues to grow each day.

“I am proud to have the support and endorsement of Deborah Peoples for my campaign. Deborah has deep roots in Fort Worth and a clear understanding of the ongoing challenges our students and families face in our schools and neighborhood. She is a proven leader in Fort Worth and her support and endorsement sends a clear message that the issues we are focusing on in my campaign are resonating with the community. Families in District 4 want someone who understands the importance of community and building strong support in our neighborhood for our schools. I am honored to have Deborah’s support and will continue to share my vision for our schools with the voters in District 4” said Mr. Bridges.


About Wallace Bridges

Wallace Bridges is a proven grassroots community leader who has spent his life advocating for the needs and wellbeing of youth across Fort Worth. His work has focused on building community-based mentoring programs that engage our youth and inspire them to become the next generation of impactful leaders our community will need to create positive change.

Wallace has served in many leadership positions throughout his career. He started his purpose-driven community work as the Community Service Director at Bethlehem United Community Center. He oversaw the building of a robust youth program that would grow to provide services to 120 youth. He currently serves as an outreach program coordinator for a community non-profit organization where he provides youth intervention services during times of crisis.

Wallace has also served Fort Worth by volunteering for many community-based organizations. He serves as the President of the Historic Southside Neighborhood Association and as the neighborhood representative for the Fort Worth Community Action Partnership. He also serves as the PTA President for Van Zandt Guinn Elementary School.

Wallace’s dedication and work has been recognized by many community leaders and organizations. He is a powerful mentor and change agent whose main concern is inspiring and empowering every young person to take charge of their own future and rise above the expectations of their circumstances.

Wallace was born in New Orleans and has spent the last 29 years in Fort Worth. He is married and has 4 children.

You can follow her on social media at the following:


Facebook @BridgingThePossibilities

Twitter @Bridges4FWISD

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