The Monroe County chapter of the NAACP will host a virtual townhall webinar via Zoom titled "Monroe County NAACP Presents: Saving Our Selves, Part II- Law Enforcement and Our Elected Officials."


Speakers include State Senator Mario Scavello (R-40), Jalila Parker of the Governor’s Advisor’s Commission on African American Affairs, U.S. Congresswoman Susan Wild (PA-7), State Rep. Maureen Madden (D-115), Erica McCabe King of the Stroudsburg Borough Council, Stroud Area Regional Police Chieft Jennifer Lyon, Founder of the Monroe County George Floyd Memorial March Caseem Johnson, and Stroudsburg Mayor Tarah Probst. The chapter announced Tuesday State Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-189) would also join Thursday’s panel of speakers.


The townhall, which is scheduled for Thursday at 7 p.m., is the second in a series presented by the NAACP. Admission is free, but registration is required. Register online at bit.ly/37ykFUp.


The chapter is also hosting Enough is Enough: A Student Townhall on Race, featuring opening remarks by Scavello and Senator Sharif Street, on Friday, June 19 at 3 p.m. Enough is Enough is open to the public, students and parents are encouraged to attend. Registration is required, sign up online at bit.ly/3fsRTHq.


Additional townhalls are being planned for the near future.


For more information on the Monroe County chapter of the NAACP, check out their Facebook page at facebook.com/MCNAACP.