African Americans and Policing webinar set for April 22
The Eastern PA Conference Urban Commission’s Fight for Floyd and Beyond Initiative will sponsor a webinar on “African Americans and Policing: Developing Healthy Police and Community Relationships” on Thursday, April 22, 6:30 to 8:30 PM on Zoom.
Participants leading the discussion will include:
- The Rev. Eric Carr, a Police Chaplain in Southwest Philadelphia and pastor of St. Daniel’s UMC in Chester;
- Millicent Clark, a leader of Mid-Town Parish UMC and the 8th and Diamond Streets Neighborhood Advisory Committee in Philadelphia, and also managing director of UM Neighborhood Services.
- Jamina Clay of the Colonial Area Anti-Racism and Social Equity Alliance, a community organization created in 2020 in Montgomery County.
The Rev. Gregory Holston, pastor of Janes Memorial UMC in Philadelphia, will give the “closing charge” call to action. He is a senior advisor on advocacy and policy in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.