Next Equality Indicators Meeting Set

Jul 4, 2019

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The Tulsa City Council announced the date and panelists for the second of four special meetings on select topics from the City of Tulsa's 2018 and 2019 Equality Indicator reports.

The second special meeting will cover the report’s findings regarding racial disparities in police use of force and current practices to improve outcomes on Wednesday, July17, in the Chapman Music Hall at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St. The Council will hear from and ask questions of panelists of experts and community representatives.

This special meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m., after the conclusion of an abbreviated, regularly scheduled Council meeting at 5 p.m. in City Hall.

The panelists for the second meeting are: Melanie Poulter, Equality Indicators Project Manager at the Community Service Council; Dr. Jennifer Lynn Eberhardt, Psychology Professor at Stanford University and author of the book  “Biased”; Michael W. Brose, Director and CEO of Mental Health Association Oklahoma; Chief Egunwale Fagbenro Amusan, President of the Tulsa African Ancestral Society; and Deputy Chief Jonathan Brooks and Captain Thaddeus Espy from the Tulsa Police Department.