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Policing: Issues of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility

Policing: Issues of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility

Join us for a panel discussion exploring the various ways in which people with disabilities, including those suffering from mental illness or mental health crises, are disproportionately harmed in their encounters with police and other law enforcement. The discussion will include recommendations for social action.

Moderated by Dr. Angela Hattery, Professor of Women and Gender Studies & co-director of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Gender Based Violence at University of Delaware.

Panelists include:

Loreta Prater, Ph.D., retired in 2012 as Professor and Dean of the College of Health and Human Services at Southeast Missouri State University.

Earl Smith, PhD, professor of Women & Gender Studies at the University of Delaware. Dr. Smith is Emeritus Distinguished Professor of American Ethnic Studies and Sociology at Wake Forest University.

Charlotte Woodward, a senior at George Mason University majoring in Sociology with a concentration in Inequality and Social Change. Ms. Woodward is a young woman with Down Syndrome & works at the National Down Syndrome Society as a Community Outreach Associate. 

Date:
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Time:
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch:
Virtual Event
Categories:
Author Event Black History Month Digital Programs Lecture/Workshop
Online:
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