Panel Discussion on Community, Police and Race in Somerville

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dialogue: A panel discussion on Community, Police, and Race

In response to recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, and around the country, SCATV is hosting a necessary and important community event, entitled: a Public Panel on “Community, Police, and Race” on Monday, November 24th from 7:00-8:00pm. at SCATV (90 Union Square). Moderated by Mr. George Halfkenny. Space if limited for audience participation, RSVP HERE.

We hope the community attends to learn more about the current efforts being done by different city agencies to ensure proper training for the police force and find out what resources exist for the public. There will be a Q & A following the panel.

Panel participants:
· Somerville Police Department Chief, David Fallon
· Office of Somerville Commissions Director, Sonja Darai
· SCATV Board Member, Henry Parker
· Somerville Teen Empowerment Youth Leader, Sergio Estany

For more information, contact Erica Jones at ejones@scatvsomerville.org.

About the panelists: George Halfkenny is a Cambridge Mass community advocate who focuses on substance abuse, unemployment, fatherhood re-entry and the school to Pr*son pipeline. Chief David Fallon is Somerville’s new Police Chief. Sonja Darai specializes in multicultural affairs, human rights, public health, and civic engagement. Henry Parker is an SCATV board member and host of edu-tainment television program “Henry Parker Presents.” Somerville’s Teen Empowerment youth leaders are advocates in the community on rights, resources, and engagement

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