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Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Quincy Jones Gives Back To His Community

Putting his overseas’ experience to work: Returned Peace  Corps Volunteer Quincy Jones

What a way to give back to the community you live in. Quincy Jones truly puts his Peace Corps experience to use back at home for the benefit of his community. Quincy grew up in Osborn, then headed off to Michigan State University. After college he joined the Peace Corps and served in Mali. When he returned stateside, he went to New York, going to work for some large companies including Campbell’s Soup and Coca Cola. Eventually he returned to Detroit and got his MBA at Lawrence Tech, then decided to enter the community development field and joined the organization serving the area in which he grew up.

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Click on link to see the video which “Live in the D” posted on Quincy Jones. http://www.kaltura.com/index.php/kwidget/wid/1_myuhouwc/uiconf_id/12034901

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About Little Black Village

Little Black Village promotes higher education, personal development, and international exposure for African American youth. Little Black Village is a dedicated to discussing and exploring ways of keeping our black youth from dropping out of high school and encouraging them in seeking higher education and living up to their fullest potential. Little Black Village is also committed to making a difference in the black community by encouraging its members to share their voices through social media outlets, lead by example by taking an active role in mentoring a black youth, connecting families to educational resources and actively taking part of community services in and out of our communities.

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