JXN Community Forums are free and open programs to encourage dialogue about the challenging issues of our day. The series is sponsored by the Universalist Unitarian Church of East Liberty and the Jackson District Library. All forums are held at the JDL, 244 West Michigan Ave., Jackson, MI and they are usually on the third Thursdays at 6:30-8:30 pm. Call Debby Sears at the library at 517-788-4087 ext. 234 for more information or see the JDL website at www.myjdl.com
Irene LaCrone of the Jackson Community Foundation will bring us up-to-date on the Cradle to Career Initiative and the progress made in Jackson County.
March 12 Forum: Voting Rights from Selma to Today
Please note that this JXN Community Forum will be on the SECOND Thursday this month, March 12, at 6:30pm at the Carnegie Branch of the Jackson District Library. Our guest sponsors for the forum this month include the Jackson Area Civil Rights Awareness Association and the Jackson Branch of the NAACP. The forum will feature Dr. Jerome Reide, Region III Field Director, NAACP, who will be addressing the audience regarding recent attempt to curtail voting rights in the U.S.