Local Organizations Partner on Community Forum

The Williamsburg Alumnae Chapter and Mu Upsilon Chapter (College of William and Mary) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., partnered with The Society for Hip Hop and Education to co-sponsor a community service event addressing major issues of concern. The event opened with the viewing of the movie, "Fruitvale Station". Following the viewing, a forum on race relations, police brutality and community involvement was held. Representatives from the Williamsburg Police Department and the York-James City-Williamsburg NAACP, along with community residents participated in the discussion. Pictured, from left, Deputy Andy Barker, Deputy Chief of Police, Williamsburg Police Department, Joi Tramuel, Executive Director, The Society for Hip Hop and Education, Major Geg Riley, Williamsburg Police Department, Ethel Hill, 1st Vice President, YJCW NAACP, Joyce Woodham, President, Williamsburg Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Sydney MaHan, Vice President, Mu Upsilon Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The event was free and open to the public.

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