Lessons from Ferguson: A Conversation on Race

The Moscow Human Rights Commission — The Palouse community is invited to attend a panel that will discuss questions regarding the events in Ferguson, Missouri, and their impact on our culture. These events in Ferguson highlight the issues relating to race and racism in America. What can we learn from these events? What does this mean for race and diversity in Moscow? Please join the Moscow Human Rights Commission on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 7PM at the City’s Council Chamber.

Panelists include:

  • Rev. Elizabeth Stevens, Unitarian Universalist Church of the Palouse
  • Chief David Duke, Moscow Police Chief
  • Steve Smith, Faculty, UI School of Journalism and Mass Media
  • Alejandra “Vivi” Gonzales, Director of Diversity, ASUI

For more information please contact The Moscow Human Rights Commission Community at www.ci.moscow.id.us or at 208.883.7000

Lessons from Ferguson

About nwchr

The Northwest Coalition for Human Rights (NWCHR) exists to facilitate connections and communication among organizations and individuals who are engaged in human rights and social justice work in the Northwest region of the United States, with special focus on the Inland Northwest. The coalition, inspired by Bill Wassmuth's former Northwest Coalition Against Malicious Harassment, will give strength to those working at the local level by allowing them to share resources, information, and ideas, as well as making them part of a larger support system. The University of Idaho Office of Human Rights, Access, and Inclusion (HRAI) in Moscow serves as the administrative home for the NWCHR, and the Coalition strives to build strong membership from throughout Idaho and eastern Washington, as well as from other parts of the Northwest region. All are welcome to join NWCHR and give their input.
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