UW-Parkside College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies Hosts Virtual Forum on Discrimination in Racine and Kenosha

Published: October 28, 2020
By: UW-Parkside Marketing & Communications

SOMERS – The College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside will host a virtual forum: “Ourselves in the Mirror: Critical Reflections on Discrimination in Racine and Kenosha” on Saturday October 31, 2020 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. The event will focus on unpacking racism in our midst, and offering possibilities for change. The event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Jonathan Shailor, Professor of Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, will be acting as the moderator. Speakers include: Dr. Aubri McDonald, Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside; Timothy Thompkins, retired affirmative action officer for the city of Kenosha and a retired lance corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps; Dayvin Hallmon, former Kenosha County Board Supervisor and Founding member of The Black String Triage Ensemble; and Guida Brown, Executive Director of Hope Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, Inc. The event will feature a discussion between the panel along with a Q&A session.

To register for the event, visit the page below:

Ourselves in the Mirror

For more information about the event, contact Dr. Shailor at shailor@uwp.edu.


Media Contact:

Andrew Savagian
Communications Director
University of Wisconsin-Parksidesavagian@uwp.edu

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