Dr. Ophelia Garmon-Brown, center, co-chair of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Opportunity Task Force, spoke as its recommendations were released in March. She was joined by co-chair Dee O'Dell, left, and incoming Leading on Opportunity Implementation Council co-chairs Andrea B. Smith, center-rear, and James E. Ford.
Dr. Ophelia Garmon-Brown, center, co-chair of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Opportunity Task Force, spoke as its recommendations were released in March. She was joined by co-chair Dee O'Dell, left, and incoming Leading on Opportunity Implementation Council co-chairs Andrea B. Smith, center-rear, and James E. Ford. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
Dr. Ophelia Garmon-Brown, center, co-chair of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Opportunity Task Force, spoke as its recommendations were released in March. She was joined by co-chair Dee O'Dell, left, and incoming Leading on Opportunity Implementation Council co-chairs Andrea B. Smith, center-rear, and James E. Ford. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com

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