College students, civic leaders to discuss police, community relations in Magnolia


On Monday, October 27, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., SAU students, civic leaders, and law enforcement officials will come together to discuss the state of police and community relations in Magnolia, Arkansas. The Glass House convenes diverse stakeholders quarterly in open and honest dialogue about race in an effort to increase mutual understanding and respect.

Event Details
The Glass House: A place for Conversations across the Color Line”
Topic: “Police and Community: Are we in this together?”
Monday, October 27 – 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Reynolds Center Grand Hall A

Please join us for open, honest, and respectful conversation about race-related issues and questions that are seldom addressed in mixed commpany. All are welcome to come and listen and/or to participate in the discussion. (In memory of Heather Allen Glass 1985-2008)

Discussion Leaders: Michael R. Twyman, Ph.D., Director, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Institute on Race and Ethnicity; Dr. Linda Tucker, Associate Professpor, Southern Arkansas University, Department of English and Foreign Languages

Learn more about the Glass House forums at Racial Reconciliation at Southern Arkansas University.

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The Institute on Race and Ethnicity at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock was founded in July 2011. With a vision to make Arkansas the best state in the country for promoting and celebrating racial and ethnic diversity, the Institute conducts research, promotes scholarship and provides programs that address racial inequities. It does so by facilitating open and honest dialogue aimed at empowering communities and informing public policy to achieve more equitable outcomes.

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