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Council Minority Affairs Committee Meeting to address Metro Louisville’s lack of diversity in jury selection

Thursday January 26, 2006


Media Contact:
Kenya McGruder

LOUISVILLE, KY- The Minority Affairs Committee of the Louisville Metro Council will address issues of concern to minorities such as subsidized federal housing, absentee landlords, home ownership, equal housing, and women’s issues.

The Committee will hold its first meeting to discuss the lack of diversity in the Louisville-Jefferson County court system on Monday, January 30, 2006, from 2-3 PM. Confirmed speakers include Raoul Cunningham, President of the Louisville Chapter, NAACP; Appellate Judge William McAnulty; Circuit Court Judge Ann O’Malley Shake and community activist Christopher 2X.

The Minority Affairs Committee meets the first and third Monday of each month. If you would like to address the committee or suggest a topic, please contact Chairwoman Barbara Shanklin at (502) 574-1102 or Vice Chairwoman Julie Raque Adams at (502) 574-1118.