Diversity Panel to Include Community Members

Appreciating the Diversity of Race, Religion and Culture in our Community

Dyersburg State Community College (DSCC) will host a community panel entitled “Appreciating the Diversity of Race, Religion and Culture in our Community” Tuesday, April 4, from 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., inside the Baptist Memorial Health Care Academic Building Auditorium at the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County.

Local business, community and religious leaders, including Lt. Gen. John Castellaw, United States Marine Corp (retired), J. Houston Gordon, Attorney at J. Houston Gordon Law Office, Rev. Mario Hayslett, Community Fellowship and Worship Center, Rev. Gary Meade, Rector of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, and Zulfat Suara, President of the American Muslim Advisory Council Tennessee (AMACTN), will serve as panelists. Panelists will share how their different faiths and beliefs have similarities and how the community can work together to encourage tolerance and understanding of others.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Emily Pope at 731-286-3210 or pope@dscc.edu.