Colorado Black Round Table Critical Issues Summit: Oct. 14 – Oct. 16

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As the November 8 U.S. Election approaches–community groups and organizations are  engaging American citizens about important issues which impact them. The Colorado Black Round Table (CBRT) is inviting the community to a series of discussions, awards and recognition ceremonies along these lines. The organization has published a schedule of its election-related activities as follows. Please join them. 

CBRT SUMMIT CRITICAL ISSUES

October 14th SESSION 1 CRITICAL ISSUES:

“Why This Election Is So Important”

Guest Speaker: Reginald Bolding, Arizona State Representative

Holiday Inn Stapleton (Aztec Room-5 pm)

Community Respondents:

Honorable Penfield Tate, Attorney, Former State Representative
Walter Jones, Attorney, Economic Development Specialist
Barbara Jones, 2nd Vice President, Colorado Democratic Party
Sondra Young, President, Denver NAACP

Art Way, Attorney, Senior Director, Colorado Drug Policy Alliance

Rita Lewis, Attorney, Commissioner, Colorado Civil Rights Commission
Dr. Ryan Ross, American Petroleum Institute
Honorable Happy Haynes, Membe,r Denver Public School Board
Halisi Vinson, President, Colorado Black Women For Political Action
James Coleman, Candidate, State Representative, House District 7
October 15th SESSION 2 CRITICAL ISSUES:

” America’s Racial Value-Gap and Why Black Lives Must Matter”

Guest Speaker: Dr. Sharon Bailey, CBRT

Manual High School (Thunderdome-10 am)

Community Respondents:

Honorable Penfield Tate, Attorney, Former State Representative,
Juston Cooper, Dep Director, Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition
Matt Murray, Division Chief, Denver Police Department
Walter Huff, Huff Real Estate Team
Erin Brown, Director, Mayor’s Office of Children and Families
Honorable Elbra Wedgeworth, Chief Gov’t & Community Rel. Officer, DH&H
Senator Michael Johnston, Senate District 33
Khadija Haynes, Community Consultant & Businesswoman
Deidre Johnson, Executive Director, Center for African American Health
Dr. Anthony Young, Pres., Denver-Rocky Mtn Assoc of Black Psychologist
June Waller, Community Activist, Colo.Springs,
Maisha Fields, Director, Fields Foundation
Del Phillips, President, Greater Metro Denver Ministerial Alliance

PROGRAM: October 14. through October 16.

 

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