December 13, 2012
Assemblymember Isadore Hall announced that he has been admitted to Harvard’s Emerging Leaders Academy. The Academy will train 70 top executives and elected political leaders from around world. Hall is one of only five leaders from the Unites States to gain admission and will participate in the program between December 9 and December 15. The classes will be held at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
“I am looking forward to joining with leaders from across the globe in participating in Harvard’s Emerging Leaders Academy,” said Hall. “As a lifelong student, I am always looking for ways to improve my leadership and management abilities. I am incredibly excited to learn from Harvard’s esteemed faculty and lecturers.”
Hall is a former two-term president of the Compton Unified School District Board of Trustees. He was elected to the Compton City Council in 2003 where he served in various leadership positions including mayor pro tempore. Hall was elected to the California State Assembly in 2008 and served as assistant speaker pro tempore during his first term. He currently serves as a member of the Appropriations, Elections and Redistricting and Human Services Committees. He chairs the Assembly Committee on Government Organization.
The youngest of six children, Hall was born and raised in the city of Compton. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, a master’s degree in Management and Leadership from the University of Southern California, a master’s in Public Administration from National University and a Ph.D. from Next Dimension Bible College.