“Young and African-American in 2015” is topic of panel at Clinton School this evening

Clinton-School-of-Public-Service-LogoThe Clinton School and the Clinton School’s Center on Community Philanthropy are hosting a panel discussion: “Young and African-American in 2015″ this evening, Monday, January 19th at 6 p.m. to commemorate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

This timely discussion follows the deaths of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fl.; Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.; Eric Garner in New York City; and New York City police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.

Panelists include Clinton School students Quiana Brown; Melvin Clayton; Akaylah Jones; and Clinton School alum Jonathan Dunkley. Brown is a graduate of Clark Atlanta University and has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Texas; Clayton is a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and interned with the Congressional Black Caucus in Washington, D.C.; Jones graduated from Henderson State University and served with AmeriCorps; Dunkley grew up in Florida and graduated from Philander Smith College where he was Student Body President. Dunkley is currently the Director of Operations at the Clinton School. Clinton School faculty Dr. Christina Standerfer and Dr. Charlotte Williams will co-moderate.