Black and Blue Together:
Beyond the Bruising to a Better Community
Ogden, UT, October 28, 2016– On Tuesday, November 1st a community dialogue discussing community policing will take place in Ogden at Union Station: “Black and Blue Together: Beyond the Bruising to a Better Community.” A panel of speakers is prepared to discuss the current state of policing in Weber County. Ogden Police Chief Mike Ashment will sit on the panel alongside Dub Lawrence of the film “Peace Officer” and Weber State Professor of Political Science Gary Johnson. Also recently confirmed to be joining the panel is Chief Martin of Roy City Police and Cindy Moss, aunt of Darien Hunt (formerly of Saratoga Springs.) The event is free. Guided table discussions among attendees with take place before and after the panel presentation. Light dinner is provided.
Interested participants are asked to register at Eventbrite to help plan for catering:
This is the first Village Square Utah event to be held in Ogden! The community is excited to host this event, as Salt Lake has hosted several successful similar events.
The event is sponsored by Village Square and Utah Humanities:
For over 40 years, Utah Humanities has been improving communities through active engagement in the humanities.
Village Square is a nervy group of liberals and conservatives who believe that dialogue and disagreement make for a good conversation, a good country, and a good time.