*NOTE: This article has been updated to include additional panelists participating in the conversation.
The University of Toledo is hosting a campus conversation about the death of George Floyd at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 4.
The free, public event titled “Dialogues on Diversity Virtual Townhall” can be accessed on Webex using the access code 160 282 6992. The meeting password is HSfu4PQF6D3. Join by phone at 415.655.0002.
• UToledo Police Chief Jeff Newton;
• Benjamin Davis, UToledo law professor;
• Dr. Monita Mungo, UToledo assistant professor of sociology;
• Dr. La Tasha Sullivan, director of the University Counseling Center;
• Nick Thompson, president of Student Government;
• Anjali Phadke, vice president of Student Government;
• Nyah Kidd, president of the Black Student Union;
• Giselle Zelaya, president of the Latino Student Union;
• Asher Sovereign, of the Sexuality and Gender Alliance; and
• Darren Gordon, former president of the UToledo chapter of the Student National Medical Association.
“The events of the past week have brought to light the critical role higher education can and must play in facilitating open and honest discussions that empower us as a community and a nation to translate our ideals into actionable change,” Dr. Willie McKether, vice president for diversity and inclusion, said.
The University of Toledo is a community that celebrates and respects people of all backgrounds and experiences. As an institution, we remain committed to building an inclusive environment free of racism, sexism, bigotry and other negative influences.