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Hosted by Dr. Tamara Stevenson, Chief Diversity Officer of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Each year, Westminster College holds a week of events celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with opportunities to connect and have conversations about diversity, community, and engagement. MLK Community Conversation on KRCL 90.9 FM was held at the Courage Theater and moderated by Dr Tamara Stevenson with panelists:
Beth Dobkin, PhD, President, Westminster College
Melissa Flores, JD, who has represented both public and private two-and four-year institutions and has served as General Counsel for Westminster College and Salt Lake Community College. She can explain and distinguish the terms "civil right", rights, privileges from a legal perspective.
Heather Bachelor, PhD, Westminster School of Education faculty whose scholarship includes restorative justice and childhood trauma
Emma Houston, Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Salt Lake County Mayor’s Office and Chair, Utah Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Commission
Rep. Sandra Hollins, Utah State Representative, District 23; first and only African American woman elected to the Utah State Legislature; now serving her third term. Most recent bill is a proposal to amend the Utah Constitution to remove Slavery and Involuntary Servitude portion
Billy Palmer, Associate Producer, RadioActive, Director of Community Engagement at KRCL 90.9 FM and community organizer
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Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL. Tonight's RadioACTive team included: