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Speak out on local issues related to policing, racism & social justice at 7 p.m. Listening Session

June 17, 2020 – News, Notices for Public Comment

The public is invited to share concerns, thoughts, and ideas related to local issues on policing, racism, and social justice during a Listening Session tonight at 7 p.m. The City and Borough of Juneau is hosting the online event, which is meant to be a starting point of an ongoing community conversation. The listening panel will be comprised of Juneau Assembly members, Juneau Police Department leadership, the Juneau School District superintendent, and Juneau School Board members. The Listening Session will kick off with brief introductions, followed by public testimony. Members of the public will have up to three minutes to speak.

Participate in tonight’s Listening Session at 7 p.m. by connecting directly to the Zoom Webinar https://juneau.zoom.us/j/99130137784 or calling 1-346-248-7799 with Webinar ID 991 3013 7784. The Listening Session will also be on Facebook Live.

Here’s how to give public comment and other things to note:

  • If you’re participating through Zoom on a computer/smart device, click “Raise Hand”
  • If you’re participating by phone, press *9
  • The City Clerk will go down the list of people wanting to comment, note their name or phone number and unmute them. At that time, the person commenting should state their name and the area of Juneau they live in. Each person has three minutes to speak
  • While the Listening Session will be broadcast on Facebook Live, public testimony will only be taken through Zoom or phone

Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to send comments questions to BoroughAssembly@juneau.org or schoolboard@juneauschools.org.

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