Event Details

Panel discussion: Uniting Not Dividing

Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017 - 7 p.m.

Location: Bazarsky Lecture Hall

Event Type: Civic Engagement, Navigator, Other

Audience: Faculty, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students

Contact: Office of Multicultural Programs and Retention
Phone: (401) 341-3285

"Uniting Not Dividing: Exploring the Roots of the Divide Between Police and Communities" will continue to enhance awareness as panelists discuss the minority perspective and focus on building mutual respect among police and the communities they serve. The evening will end with a policy analysis to help determine solutions or actions to progress as a society.

Rosa Brito '18 will moderate the discussion. Panelists will include:

  • Dr. Timothy Neary, associate professor, Department of History
  • Toyosi Akanji '19, president, Black Student Union
  • Daniel Knight, retired faculty, Department of Administration of Justice and retired special agent, FBI
  • Kobi Dennis, Partnership to Address Violence through Education
  • Roxana Mendez-Sola, housekeeping staff

Multicultural Education Week events are designed to promote interaction among individuals from diverse backgrounds so that they may learn from each other. The week features both students and professionals sharing aspects of their cultural identity in a vast variety of formats.

This is an approved Navigator event fulfilling the core values of consciousness of self and congruence.