Northbrook Hosts Black Experience Discussion

In honor of Black History Month, the Northbrook Community Relations Commission will sponsor the panel discussion on Feb. 13 at the North Suburban YMCA.

In honor of Black History Month, the Northbrook Community Relations Commission (CRC) has planned a panel discussion called The Black Experience in Chicago's Northern Suburbs on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the North Suburban YMCA.

The program will include a diverse panel discussing their experiences living in the area, followed by a discussion with the audience. Panelists include Nichole Farris, an assistant principal in Waukegan School District 60; Paul January, a teacher at Miguel Juarez Middle School in Waukegan District 60; Opi Akuffo, Management Consultant with Ernst and Young, a corporate consulting firm; a student from Glenbrook North; and Kandice Cooley, Guest Service Manager and Volunteer Coordinator at the North Suburban YMCA.

For more information contact Kendal Maltas at Northbrook Village Hall at (847) 664-4017 or visit www.northbrook.il.us.

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