A panel of eight persons of color, all with strong Bedford connections, will explain and express their stories, pain, frustration, and hope during a Zoom presentation at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, June 10 sponsored by Bedford Embraces Diversity.
To obtain the Zoom link, email firstname.lastname@example.org. The event will also be live-streamed by Bedford TV and recorded for later broadcast.
The speakers, covering a range of ages and genders, including five Bedford High School alumni, will present first-hand experiences, emotions, and aspirations, joining thousands of others nationwide following episodes of homicide against unarmed Black victims.
The Bedford Embraces Diversity panel includes:
- Zaria Brewington, BHS ’18, a college student majoring in criminal justice;
- Jason Chisholm, BHS ’92, modern workplace specialist, Microsoft Corp.;
- DeWayne Clachar, BHS ’09, community sports leader in Dorchester;
- Kyle Draper, television broadcast professional;
- Claudia Fox Tree, educator and Native American advocate;
- Robin Grace, member of the Board of Library Trustees;
- Lt. Scott Jones, BHS graduate and member of the police force;
- Justin MacAfee, BHS ’12, now a coach with the high school football program;
- Terrence Parker, BHS graduate, attorney.
Please call Mike Rosenberg for answers to questions (781-983-1763).