The Florida Society of the Social Sciences and the University of Florida Gradate School Presents:


*Mayor Ed Braddy

*UF Provost Joseph Glover

*Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Nunn


*Representative Clovis Watson, Jr.


*Director Amanda “Lady Reign” Carter, Magic 101.3


*Director NKwanda Jah, Cultural Arts Coalition


*Superintendent Owen Roberts


*GPD Police Chief Tony Jones


and others unite to discuss


Race and Diversity


Building Bridges, Overcoming Adversity and Moving Forward


A Think Tank and Seminar


November 13, 2014


Doors Open at 5:30pm




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Community Leaders – Mayor Ed Braddy, Representative Clovis Watson, Jr., Superintendent Owen Roberts, Gainesville Police Chief Tony Jones, UF Provost Joseph Glover and others–have united in the name of diversity and unity in support of the African American and underrepresented citizens of Gainesville, Florida at a seminar/think tank event. This event will be held on Thursday, November 13th at 5:30pm EST at the UF Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center: 2142 Shealy Dr., Gainesville, FL 32608


This initiative, titled Building Bridges, Overcoming Adversity, and Moving Forward, is a pivotal night of entertainment, inspiration, and open discussion. It is free and open to public and complimentary refreshments will be served.


The doors will open at 5:30pm at the University of Florida’s Straughn Center. The program is scheduled to last two hours. The first half of the program will be an informational session. The second half of the program will be a think tank session and open discussion for audience members to dialogue with the Mayor, Police Chief and other aforementioned distinguished participants. Please support this intuitive via publicizing it through your networks.