WCHL Community Forum
Carrboro Police Captain Chris Atack, Orange County EMS operations manager Kim Woodward and North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein have all been leading efforts locally and across the state to tackle the issue. They discussed progress being made and the challenges that lie ahead on the WCHL Community Forum.
EmPOWERment executive director Delores Bailey, Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger and Orange County Commissioner Penny Rich weighed in on how local government can help in these situations and its responsibility to property owners and residents.
Chapel Hill Town Council member Allen Buansi, Chapel Hill – Carrboro City Schools board chair Rani Dasi and president of the Chapel Hill – Carrboro NAACP Anna Richards discussed what can be done at a local level to move the community closer to an equitable society.
House Representative Graig Meyer joins the WCHL Community Forum for a legislative preview of what else may be a priority for state lawmakers.
WCHL host Aaron Keck and news director Blake Hodge discussed the events of the year and what lies ahead for the community.
The incumbents all came away with victories and Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger, Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle and Hillsborough Mayor Tom Stevens spoke about the future in each of the municipalities.
Longtime writer Art Chansky, WCHL host Aaron Keck and UNC professor Deb Stroman broke down the news and talked about what lies ahead for the university.
UNC history professors Fitzhugh Brundage and William Sturkey, along with chancellor emeritus James Moeser spoke with WCHL about the history of the statue and its impact on the university community.
Mitch Kokai with the John Locke Foundation, North Carolina Coalition for Lobbying and Government Reform director Jane Pinsky and North Carolina 4th District Congressman David Price spoke at the WCHL Community Forum about the impact of gerrymandering on North Carolinians.
July 2017 Community Forum: Affordable Housing – How Do We Provide Adequate Housing Options for Varying Incomes?
Orange County Commissioner and home builder Mark Marcoplos, president of local affordable housing builder DHIC Gregg Warren and co-director of Community Empowerment Fund Maggie West joined the WCHL Community Forum to talk about tackling the affordable housing issue across the area.