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Posted on: September 23, 2020

High Schools to Hold Virtual Race Relations Forum

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NEWS RELEASE
Human Relations
Sept. 23, 2020

Students from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County high schools will discuss their perspectives on race relations during the annual Student Race Relations Forum, to be held virtually Thursday, Sept. 24, at 6 p.m. and streamed live on the city’s YouTube channel. The students will discuss their views regarding racial attitudes, personal experiences, and the overall relevance of diversity for youth today.

Mayor Allen Joines will welcome the students, along with Kerry Wiggins, the vice-chair of the Human Relations Commission; Lionel Kato, the instructional superintendent of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools; and Effie McMillian, the equity officer for the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. The Youth Advisory Council is co-sponsoring the forum. Council Chair Porsche Smith and Vice Chair James Taylor III will moderate the discussion.

A link to the city’s YouTube channel is available at CityofWS.org/2682