Town Halls

We offer a series of provocative panels comprising local and national leaders addressing topical issues.

Our next Town Hall is November 16, 6:30-8:30pm. Offered in partnership with the Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance, we will discuss Critical Race Theory: What It Is and Isn’t. Moderated by Rochelle Riley, panelists will include Dr. Truman Hudson, Jr., Dr. Rashawn Ray, Mary Jane Evink, and Hailey Beatty Barton.

Our three-part Town Hall “Advancing a Racially Equitable COVID-19 Recovery: Voices of the Community” may now be viewed online. Based on a report we commissioned from the Brookings Institute with support from Rocket Community Fund, “Examining and Addressing COVID-19 Racial Disparities in Detroit”  the series included:

  • Report Authors Jane Fran Morgan and Dr. Rashawn Ray (May 10) view here.
  • Leading policy experts discuss COVID’s impact on education, small business, and the health care industry view here.
  • Six Detroiters talking about their personal experiences view here.

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