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Friday, September 27 • 10:15am - 11:15am
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The reality of race and policing.

Moderator
avatar for Cassandra Jaramillo

Cassandra Jaramillo

Public Safety Reporter for The Dallas Morning News
Jaramillo began at The Dallas Morning News in 2016 and currently covers public safety and the Dallas Police Department. Previously, she wrote feature stories on race, identity and culture for the Morning News. Recently, Jaramillo received a first place in commentary from the Society... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Garnet Coleman

Garnet Coleman

State Representative
Coleman, D-Houston, has represented House District 147 since 1993. He serves as chair of the House County Affairs Committee and sits on the Public Health Committee. He has also served as chair of the Legislative Study Group since 2003. In the 85th Legislative Session, Coleman authored... Read More →
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Brian Manley

Chief of the Austin Police Department
Manley joined the Austin Police Department in 1990 and was named chief of police in 2018 after serving nearly two years as interim chief. In his nearly 30 years with the department, he has served in and led many areas of the department, including narcotics, child abuse, homicide and... Read More →
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Vana Hammond Parham

Former Chief of Community Relations for the City of Dallas
Hammond Parham is the former chief of community relations for the city of Dallas. She helped lead the city’s GrowSouth initiative, which seeks to improve and grow the Southern Dallas area. Previously, she served as a Dallas police officer and as an assistant city attorney. Hammond... Read More →
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Meme Styles

President and Founder of Measure
Styles is the president and founder of Measure, a nonprofit that uses data to eliminate social inequality. She also serves as chair of the Greater East Austin Youth Association's Miss Juneteenth Scholarship Pageant and is on the board of African TV5. Styles is also creator of EarlyAware.com... Read More →


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