Mayor Nancy McFarlane first announced the Community Conversation series last November.
The meetings were sparked by protests held in the wake of the police-involved shooting death of Akiel Denkins. Read more about that here.
This month, each of the five City Council districts will host a Community Conversation meeting. The focus will be on community policing, race relations, education, and affordable housing.
The following is a schedule of the district-wide Community Conversation meetings:
- Feb. 13 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at John Chavis Memorial Park Community Center, 505 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., in District C (Southeast), represented by Council Member Corey Branch
- Feb. 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Carolina Pines Community Center, 2305 Lake Wheeler Road, in District D (Southwest), represented by Council Member Kay Crowder
- Feb. 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults in Millbrook Exchange Park, 1901 Spring Forest Road, in District A (North-central), represented by Council Member Dickie Thompson
- Feb. 22 from 6 p.m.to 8 p.m. at Laurel Hills Park Community Center, 3808 Edwards Mill Road, in District E (Northwest), represented by Council Member Bonner Gaylord
- Feb. 27 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Abbotts Creek Park Community Center, 9950 Durant Road, in District B (Northeast), represented by Council Member David Cox
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