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STLCC-Florissant Valley Hosts Communities in Action Forum

September 12, 2011

St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley’s North County Community Access to Resources, Education and Services (CARES) and North County Churches Uniting for Racial Harmony and Justice (NCCU) will host the 2011 Communities in Action forum 9 a.m.-noon on Thursday, Sept. 22, in the Student Center Multipurpose Room on campus, 3400 Pershall Road in Ferguson. 

Ten panelists will offer their expertise and provide information on topics such as education, policing and financial services. Panelists include:

  • Steve Price – Superintendent, Hazelwood School District
  • Art McCoy – Superintendent, Ferguson-Florissant School District
  • Stanton Lawrence – Superintendent, Normandy School District
  • Tim Fitch – Police Chief, St. Louis County
  • William Karabas – Police Chief, City of Florissant
  • Carl Wolf – Police Chief, City of Hazelwood
  • Wesley Bell – Associate Professor and Program Coordinator of Criminal Justice, St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley
  • James A. Watson – President, Midwest BankCentre
  • Alex Fennoy -- Senior Vice President, MidWest BankCentre
  • Jeffrey Forrest – Instructor and Department Chair of Business Administration, St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley

The forum will be moderated by Laurna Goodwin, a three-time Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist who spent more than 20 years in television as a news anchor, reporter, talk show host and producer. Goodwin is also the co-founder of Vector Communications.

The forum is free, but registration is required. For more information contact Rance Thomas at 314-238-6828. To register, call the Continuing Education/Community Engagement office at 314-984-7777 and refer to registration code NCCA 700.500.