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“Ferguson: Understanding Context,” a panel discussion and campus dialogue on events and issues surrounding the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, will be held 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, in St. Pat’s Ballroom A of the Havener Center. The campus community is encouraged to attend.
The “Ferguson: Understanding Context” session will include a panel discussion with Dr. John A. Wright, former assistant superintendent of the Florissant-Ferguson School District, Forrest L. VanNess, the chief of police at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and Harlan B. Hodge, lecturer in the School of Social Work at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The discussion will be facilitated by Reena Hajat, executive director of the Diversity Awareness Partnership of St. Louis.
“Ferguson: Understanding Context” is the first in a series of campus discussions on contemporary issues. Hosted by the Chancellor’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, the Let’s Talk series is designed to present the campus community with a variety of perspectives through facilitated discussions on various topics.
For more information about the Let’s Talk series, contact the Chancellor’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more about the committee and diversity issues on campus, visit diversity.mst.edu.