From Counters to Camps: Social Justice Activism in a Changing World (panel & public discussion)


Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 3:00pm


Hargraves Center (216 N. Roberson St.)

A free and public discussion on civic engagement, civil disobedience, and political protest is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at Hargraves Center, 216 N. Roberson St.

"From Counters to Camps: Social Justice Activism in a Changing World" is organized by the Town of Chapel Hill Justice in Action Committee and the Chapel Hill Public Library. The public is encouraged to attend and participate in a question and answer period following a panel presentation. The discussion will be videotaped for future airing on Chapel Hill Gov TV-18, the government access channel on Time Warner Cable. 

The panel will be moderated by former Council member Sally Greene, and includes the following presenters: Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt; Rev. Robert Campbell, president of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP; Al McSurely, civil rights lawyer and activist; Maya Handa, Chapel Hill High School senior (with her AP government and civics education teacher, Jen Ballew); Steve Peterson, member of Occupy Chapel Hill; and Jeremy Collins, UNC-Chapel Hill law student and president of the Black Law Students Association.


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