Catlin Gabel 6th Graders Present at Metro Council Meeting

By Jubilee Lopez '15

Students from Carter Latendresse’s 6th grade class culminated a class assignment by visiting a Metro Council meeting.
The Metro Council is Portland’s elected regional government.

Catlin Gabel student presenting at the most recent Metro Council meeting. (Photo: Courtesy of Metro Council Video)

Catlin Gabel student presenting at the most recent Metro Council meeting. (Photo: Courtesy of Metro Council Video)

Students from the class voted on letters to be read during the meeting.
At the event, students read the 2014 Multnomah County Health Department Report Card on Racial and Ethnic Disparities Executive Summary.
Check out the responses from the Metro council members here. The students begin talking at minute 12.
The Multnomah County Health Department was impressed with the students’ work and would like to follow up with Catlin Gabel.