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Obama "Champion of Change," Cascade Native to Blog for Patch

Kwanza Fisher, founder of Neighborhood Mathematica, will begin blogging for Cascade Patch later this month.

Cascade Heights native Kwanza Fisher—one of President Obama's 2011 Champions of Change Youth Entrepreneurs—will begin blogging for Cascade Patch later this month.

Fisher, who speaks Mandarin Chinese and has a B. A. in East Asian Studies from Wellesley College, will blog on many topics but she is an expert on urban education and the achievement gap.

A 2005 graduate of North Atlanta High School, Fisher is already an established community organizer and founder of Neighborhood Mathematica, a math education initiative for youth in the Atlanta area. 

For more on Fisher, see her profile in the "About Us" section of Cascade Patch or visit her blog home at www.closethegapculture.blogspot.com.

Shelley Wynter November 16, 2011 at 12:13 PM
Welcome to patch ms fisher. look forward to reading your blogs. also, please join us on the ugly truth as a guest pundit whenever yu are available. We are at 249 Ivan Allen Blvd. Fat Philly's Restaurant this friday 10a-1p. Please come through
Gloria Poe November 16, 2011 at 12:34 PM
I've been reading about Ms. Fisher and her work in the community. Very proud of this young lady. Good luck on your new blog!
Jamie Cox November 16, 2011 at 04:14 PM
Your blog will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of Cascade Patch, Kwanza. You are a great writer and thinker. I'll definitely be one of your regular readers.
Shirley Simmons November 17, 2011 at 04:03 PM
Looking forward to her infomative additions to Cascade Patch!

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