"Racine, Wisconsin – The partnership of Coming Together Racine and the Racine Public Library invite the community to hear a panel discussion on Racine’s criminal justice system, moderated by Reggie Jackson, Chairman of the Board of America’s Black Holocaust Museum. An overview will be given by Racine Chief of Police Arthel Howell; Racine County District Attorney Rich Chiapete; Public Defender Margaret Johnson; and Judge Jack Jude. They will discuss the process of making an arrest, charging and defending an individual with a crime, and sentencing a convicted individual. The program will be held on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. upstairs in the Adult Department. Light refreshments will be served.
"The mission of Coming Together Racine is to actively challenge and eliminate racism in the greater Racine community. The vision of Coming Together Racine is to create a genuine inter-racial community where all people have equal voice and access to resources and opportunities.