Forum set Aug. 5 on intersection on race and law enforcement in VC with county leaders

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On Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., the county of Ventura will host a virtual Community Forum open to all members of the public online via Zoom to discuss the intersection of race and law enforcement in our community. The Community Forum will consist of a panel of county leaders and community representatives who will participate in a roundtable discussion, followed by questions from the public.

The Community Forum will be moderated by Monique Nowlin, county Diversity and Inclusion Task Force representative. Panelists will include:
— Bill Ayub, Ventura County sheriff
— Claudia Bautista, assistant Ventura County public defender
— Regina Hatcher-Crawford, president, Ventura County NAACP
— Dr. Sevet Johnson, director, Ventura County Behavioral Health
— Marcus Mitchell, director, Ventura County Department of Child Support Services
— Mike Powers, Ventura County executive officer
— Greg Totten, Ventura County district attorney
— Roslynn Wilfert, Representative, Black Lawyers of Ventura County
Due to COVID-19 and health orders, members of the public are invited to attend the webinar online or by phone. The online forum will also be livestreamed via social media on the county’s Facebook page and Spanish Facebook page. Questions for the panelists may be submitted via email prior to and during the forum at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To attend the forum, visit











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