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College to Hold Symposium: 'Law, Order and the Black Lives Matter Movement'


(Delaware and Chester Counties, PA • February 16, 2017)—Delaware County Community College will hold a symposium titled, “Law, Order and the Black Lives Matter Movement,” from 9:15 to 11.15 a.m., Thursday, February 23. Sponsored by the College’s Black and Latino Male Empowerment Initiative (BLMEI), the symposium will explore issues surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement and community policing practices. The symposium is free and open to the public.

Cherri Gregg, an attorney and journalist who reports on a variety of public affairs and social justice issues for KYW Newsradio, CBS-3 Television and CBSPhilly.com, will moderate the symposium.

WHAT: “Law, Order and the Black Lives Matter Movement” Symposium

WHEN:  9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., Thursday, February 23

WHERE: Delaware County Community College’s Large Auditorium (Academic Bldg., 901 South Media Line Road, Media)

WHO: Moderator, Cherri Gregg, KYW Newsradio, community affairs reporter
Panelist, John Whelan, Delaware County district attorney
Panelist, Jennifer Wyse, assistant professor sociology, Widener University
Panelist, Ramona Palmerio-Roberts, associate professor psychology, Neumann University
Panelist, Reggie Shuford, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania

For more information, contact: BLMEI member Fernando Benavidez, associate professor of English, at 610-359-4319, or fbenavidez@dccc.edu.

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