Community Conversations with Dr. Scot Wortley on Street Checks
The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is continuing its meetings with the African Nova Scotian community on police street checks. On September 18, 2017, the Commission announced that it had selected Dr. Scot Wortley as the independent expert to examine Halifax Police street check data related to people of African descent. These meetings with Dr. Wortley provide members of the African Nova Scotian/Black community with an opportunity to ask questions, as well as contribute to and inform his process and analysis of the data. In November 2017, community meetings were held at the Cornwallis Street Baptist Church, at the Black Cultural Centre, and at the North Preston Community Centre. Now the Commission will hold meetings in Lucasville and Beechville in February.
Meeting Dates and Locations:
Wednesday, February 21, 2018: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. The Wallace Lucas Community Centre, 596 Lucasville Road, Lucasville, Nova Scotia
Thursday, February 22, 2018: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Beechville Baptist Church Hall, 1135 St. Margarets Bay Rd, Beechville, Nova Scotia
For more information, please contact 902-424-7281 or HRCEducation@novascotia.ca.