Four panelists provide broad perspectives about race relations and encourage a conversation with the audience.
- Jim Bissett, Professor of History, Elon University
- Barrett Brown, President, NAACP of Alamance County
- Patrice Fields, Pastor, St. Matthew’s AME Church
- Anthony “Tony” Foriest, Retired State Senator and Business Executive
Community Connections forums take on a lively format. They consist in large part of a well-informed panel having an open conversation with audience members.
The goal of Community Connections forums is to create thoughtful dialog with members of the university community as well as those who in live in Alamance County and the surrounding area. Previous forums have explored issues surrounding on domestic violence, hunger, downtown revitalization, health care, gun violence and education.
Community Connections is a partnership between Elon University and the Times-News of Burlington, N.C.