Local events

NAACP Panel Discussion

This forum will focus attention on the racial inequalities that exist within educational and criminal justice systems and will explore ways to eliminate the “school to prison pipeline” for youth of color. Panelists include: Judge Joe Brown; Frank Straub, Chief of Police; Ozzie Knezovich, Spokane County Sheriff; Wendy Bleecker, Spokane Public Schools; Tommy Williams, Operation Healthy Family; Gloria Ochoa, Governor’s Commission on Hispanic Affairs; Kahlil Wilson-Moore, Lewis and Clark High School student; and James Wilburn, NAACP President, Spokane Branch.