The City of Tracy will bring together community leaders on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 6 p.m. for the second in a series of Virtual Town Hall meetings to discuss race, equity, and policing.
The Virtual Town Hall titled “A Conversation on Racial Injustice, Policing, and our Youth” will provide an opportunity for residents to voice their concerns and perspectives, and will feature the following panelists:
· Robert Rickman, Mayor, City of Tracy
· Nancy Young, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Tracy
· Rhodesia Ransom, Council Member, City of Tracy
· Veronica Vargas, Council Member, City of Tracy
· Dan Arriola, Council Member, City of Tracy
· Dr. Brian Stephens, Tracy Unified School District Superintendent
· Raymond Morelos, President, South Side Community Organization
· Sekou Millington, City of Tracy Police Chief
· Doug Diestler, Pastor, Mission City Church
“In the wake of recent events, it’s important that we have an open dialogue with community leaders and the public at-large on issues centered on racism and policing,” stated Tracy Police Chief Sekou Millington. “We need to hear different perspectives on these challenging topics, and collectively find ways to address them as a community.”
The Virtual Town Hall will be moderated by Allwyn Brown (A.B.) retired Richmond Police Chief.
The event will be streamed live on WebEx, Granicus (via the City of Tracy website), Comcast Channel 26, AT&T U-verse Channel 99, and the City of Tracy’s YouTube channel. The public may participate in the panel discussion using WebEx at https://cityoftracyevents.webex.com (Event Number: 142 392 8329, Event Password: Tracy2020).
During the meeting, participants may submit questions or comments via the chat feature on WebEx. To participate anonymously, submit your comment in WebEx by typing “Anonymous” when prompted to provide a first and last name, and inserting Anonymous@example.com when prompted to provide an email address. The public is encouraged to submit their comments or questions ahead of time via email to email@example.com.