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Reclaim Your Vote: Justice for Jayland Walker, Police Accountability, and Issue 10 Akron Town Hall

6 PM - At Akron Urban League, 440 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron, OH 44307

The Akron Urban League and National Urban League are hosting a Reclaim Your Vote Town Hall that will focus on local ballot issues and police accountability featuring Marc Morial, National Urban League President & CEO, moderated by Rev. Mark Thompson, host of Make it Plain podcast. Speakers include:

  • Jerika Richardson, National Urban League, Sr. VP for Equitable Justice & Strategic Initiatives
  • Teresa R. LeGrair, Akron Urban League, President & CEO
  • Bishop Joey Johnson, founder of Bishop F. J. Johnson Ministries
  • Robert DeJournett, Pastor, St. Ashworth Temple COGIC and Jayland Walker Family Member
  • Rev. Nanette Pitt, Senior Minister, First Congregational Church of Akron
  • Judi Hill, Akron NAACP President
  • Imokhai Okolo, Associate Attorney Jones Day and The Freedom Bloc

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Doors open at 5 PM for refreshments & town hall begins @ 6PM

To watch live on this page or on our Facebook page register below. We are also live streaming on Make It Plain Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.