Fort Worth, TX - Wallace Bridges campaign for Fort Worth Independent School Board of Education District 4 received the endorsement and support today from State Board of Education Member Aicha Davis.
“I join many community leaders in Fort Worth in supporting Wallace Bridges' campaign for Fort Worth Independent School District Board of Education District 4. Mr. Bridges has a proven record of community engagement and working to improve the lives of young people. We need proven leadership that is committed to focusing on the education needs of all students. I fully support Wallace in this election” said State Board of Education Member Davis.
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 Board Member 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. Last week Fort Worth City Councilmembers Chris Nettles and Jared Williams announced their endorsements of Wallace.
“I am honored to receive the support of State Board of Education Member Aicha Davis. She is a proven national leader who has worked to ensure that all our children have the opportunity to learn and achieve their dreams. To have her support and so many other Fort Worth leaders shows that our campaign continues to gain support from education leaders and community members across Fort Worth” 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.
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.
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