By Chanelle Bell
Peggy A. Cohen-Thompson is known for being involved with many organizations and always seeking to improve Vallejo and Solano.
She’s the President of the Solano County Black Chamber of Commerce and the Solano College Business and Education Alliance. Peggy is also the host of a monthly TV program that profiles local African American businesses called, “Solano County Black Chamber of Commerce Business Spotlight”, which can be seen on Vallejo’s local access channel, Comcast, and AT&T.
She is not only considered a voice of Vallejo, but also a Vallejo visionary. She said, “I have passion for Vallejo and I know that Solano has great opportunities and it is just a matter of the African American community having access to the information that can better their lives”. Peggy believes that “communication is power”, and works tirelessly to spread that message throughout the Vallejo community.