Dr. Robert Ingram is Selected to the
Black Economic Development Hall of Fame


December 7, 1999
For Immediate Release
Contact: Suzanne Matthews
Fax: 305-995-2722

MIAMI- Miami-Dade County School Board member Dr. Robert B. Ingram is selected to The Black Economic Development Coalition, Inc. d/b/a Tools For Change, 10th Anniversary- Hall of Fame.

Tools For Change, was created in 1989 to identify the "gaps" in the economic delivery system for Black in Miami-Dade County. As a result of years-long, fact finding efforts, the planned process to stimulate Black economic Development was prepared -Tools For Change.

In the past 10 years, Tools For Change has assisted over 5, 000 individuals and businesses. As we move into the 21st Century, we will continue to stimulate business opportunities, job and income development, and expand into other essential areas such as infrastructure development.
Tools For Change has been in service as a "Change Agent" for minority businesses located in Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Because Dr. Bob has been an outstanding member of the community and instrumental in the success of Tools For Change, he was awarderd a certificate and his name will be on a plaque housed at Tools For Change.

To contact Dr. Ingram, please call 305-995-1340 or e-mail