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      Town Hall Meeting: Race and Justice in the Bay Area in San Francisco

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      July 29, 2013

      Monday   6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

      595 Market Street (at Second) Second floor
      San Francisco, California 94105

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      Town Hall Meeting: Race and Justice in the Bay Area

      Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and CEO, PolicyLink
      John Burris, Civil rights attorney
      City of Dreams, Student speaker
      Belva Davis, Award-winning television and radio journalist
      Kevin Epps, Filmmaker and community activist
      Nikki Henderson, Executive Director, People’s Grocery
      Paul Henderson, Deputy Chief of Staff & Director of Public Safety, San Francisco
      Pastor Michael McBride, Lead pastor, The Way Christian Center
      Youth Speaks, Spoken word performers
      Dr. Joseph Marshall, Founder, Alive & Free; Host, Street Soldiers – Host and Emcee  

      In the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict, President Obama called on all of us to have conversations in our communities about race relations. The Commonwealth Club will convene local voices from the worlds of law, politics, clergy, the arts and the community to share their stories and further substantive attention on the politics of being African American in the Bay Area. Bay Area Pastor Michael McBride recently stated, “It’s not about the verdict but rather about our values.” Join us to take a look at the values and opportunities that can move the Bay Area forward. 

      Come for a 90-minute town hall that will feature short interview, inspiring stories, slam poetry and a community discussion.

      Location: SF Club Office
      Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in, 6-7:30 p.m. program, 7:30 p.m. audience discussion and reception
      Cost: FREE 

       

       



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