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Town of Carrboro Community Forum on Policing

Date: 

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Town Hall, 301 W Main Street, Carrboro

Know Your Rights: Youth and Policing Forum

An event announcement from Orange/Chatham public defender James Williams:

  • Do you know how to respond to police during a traffic stop?
  • Did you know regardless of your citizenship status, you have constitutional rights?
  • Do you know you are not required to consent to a search of yourself?

Panel Discussion Moderated by Dr. Rodney Coleman

While everyone is welcome, it is being planned primarily by and on behalf of young people. It is really important to encourage our youth, particularly mid-teens to mid-twenties to attend. Representatives from the bench, bar, law enforcement, and community will be among the panelists. Refreshments will be provided.

Date: 

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Hargraves Community Center, 216 N. Roberson Street, Chapel Hill

Public Hearing: Housing and Community Development Needs

The Orange County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to obtain comments regarding the housing and community development needs in Orange County, including the Towns of Carrboro, Chapel Hill, and Hillsborough. 

The public hearing will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, at the Richard Whitted Meeting Facility in Hillsborough.

The needs identified and suggestions for addressing those needs will be considered in the development of the FY 2015-2019 Orange County Consolidated Housing Plan. 

Additionally, the County is seeking input from the community regarding the proposed expenditure of 2015-2016 HOME Investment Partnership funds. The Orange County Home Consortium expects to receive approximately $351,540 in HOME funds.  All interested County residents are invited to attend and provide comments during this hearing. 

For more information, please contact the Orange County Housing, Human Rights and Community Development Department at 919.245.2490.  The TDD number is 919.644-.3045.

Date: 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 7:00pm

Location: 

Richard Whitted Meeting Facility, 300 West Tryon Street, Hillsborough,

Joint Office Hours: Mia Burroughs and Damon Seils

Join Orange County commissioner Mia Burroughs and Carrboro alderman Damon Seils for office hours this Saturday at 3:00 pm.

Date: 

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Looking Glass Cafe, 601 W Main Street, Carrboro

2015 Human Relations Forum: Voting Rights to Equal Rights, The Continuing Struggle

2015 marks the 95th Anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote.  Women’s Equality has been a long hard struggle against entrenched cultural, social and religious dogmas, and the 19th Amendment was a major achievement in that long story of liberation.

Though great progress has been made by and on behalf of women’s equality since then, there are still major barriers to true equity and gross affronts to the basic human rights that plague many women today.

The 2015 Human Relations Forum will celebrate the anniversary of the right to vote and will focus on the remaining barriers and some specific areas that require immediate action and attention, including economic inequities and sex trafficking.

Date: 

Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 2:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Carrboro Century Center

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