On Saturday, Sept. 18 at 1 p.m. the community is invited to join a discussion on Policing and Mental Health. The event will be streamed live on Zoom, and attendees may register by going to the Shaw University Center for Racial and Social Justice website.
Courageous Community Conversations represents a partnership between the City of Raleigh and the Shaw University Center for Racial and Social Justice (CRSJ). During the next two months, the CRSJ will host a total of four sessions seeking citizen input. These sessions will include the following topics: discrimination, affordable housing, education, access to transportation, employment opportunities, policing, and mental health. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the four listening sessions with be virtual with citizens able to submit questions and thoughts.
“The City of Raleigh is thrilled to be partnering with Shaw University and its Center for Racial and Social Justice on this critically important endeavor,” said Raleigh Assistant City Manager Evan Raleigh. “I am hopeful that this series of Community Conversations will result in actionable steps that will help make Raleigh a community where all feel welcomed and are in a position to thrive.”