“Policing Today” Panel Addresses Racial Justice within the Criminal Justice System

OCC’s Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice invites students, employees and community to join them for this online evening session

What is it like being a person of color working within the criminal justice system? What are the disparate dangers Black and Brown people face in law enforcement interactions?  

Join OCC online on Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 6–7:30 p.m. to increase your awareness with informed perspectives presented by a panel of experts who work in our criminal justice system.  

The event is moderated by OCC Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) Kristina Marshall. Panelists include, Judge Shelia Johnson, 46thA photo of Diverse people District Court; Assistant Police Chief Daniel Rodriguez, Farmington Hills Police Department; Captain Anthony Steward, Jackson County Jail Administrator; and Deputy Police Chief Aaron Huguley, Southfield Police Department. 

“At OCC, we strive to embody the values of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in our work each day. We aim to enhance fairness in our society and make our community a place for all,” said Marshall. “Not only does the College seek diversity, equity and inclusion among our faculty and staff, but we also seek a diverse and inclusive group of students, who will go out and change the world for the better.” 

Click here to register for the event co-sponsored by OCC’s Office of DEIJ. To learn more about Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice at Oakland Community College and stay up to date with events throughout the year, visit OCC’s DEIJ website. 

About OCC  

Offering nearly 100 degrees and certificates, OCC is Michigan’s largest multi-campus community college and one of the top transfer institutions in the state. The College provides academic, career training and enriching experiences, designed to empower students to reach their potential and enhance our community. More than 1 million students have enrolled in the College since it opened in 1965. A seven-person Board of Trustees governs OCC. Board members are elected on a non-partisan, at-large basis, serve as volunteers and are not paid. Mission statement: OCC is committed to empowering our students to succeed and advancing our community. Learn more at oaklandcc.edu 


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