Unity in Our Community

Unity In Our Community

Coconut Creek Response to Social Justice Concerns

On Wednesday, July 1, 2020, the City of Coconut Creek Commission held a panel discussion and listening post. The discussion was hosted via the on-line platform Zoom and was intended to be a dialogue related to improving social justice in our community.

The moderator:  Dr. Lulrick Balzora.
The participants and panel:

  • City of Coconut Creek Mayor and City Commission
  • Kisha KingAssociate DeanSocial and Behavioral Science DepartmentBroward College
  • Dr. Carol Johnson-CooteRenassiance Academic Services
  • Albert A (Butch) ArenalChief of PoliceCity of Coconut Creek
  • Richard McCullochPresident, Tribeca Marketing GroupPartner/CXO, The Pink Collective
  • Gregory GayleCoconut Creek Resident
  • Heidi SiegelAICP, Local Government AdvisorKCI Technologies, Inc.

Discussion Topics:

  • Broward County and Coconut Creek History
    • Demographics
    • Social Justice
  • Coconut Creek Police Department
    • Insights Gained
    • Innovation in Community Policing
    • Current Policies
  • The Role of Businesses in Creating Equity
  • Youth and Education in the Community
  • Opportunities for Resident Involvement
  • What Innovative Policies Can Be Considered to Strengthen Our Community

Any questions that were not addressed due to constraints, will be addressed as follow-up to the forum or by emailing unityinthecreek@coconutcreek.net.

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