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Opioid & Addiction Crisis Town Hall

October 3, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

WCU’s Center for the Study of Free Enterprise (CSFE) is teaming up with Jackson County Community Foundation (JCCF) to organize an awareness campaign for September, 2019, capped off by a town hall event on October 3 on WCU’s main campus in Cullowhee, NC. located on the 3rd floor of the University Center.

Town Hall Event Agenda:

8:15 am Registration, Gather
8:30 Welcome & Introductions: WCU  Chancellor Kelli R. Brown
8:45-9:30 Opening Keynote:  U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV)
9:45-10:45 Panel Discussion 1:  Al Kopak, WCU Criminology & Criminal Justice; Holly Jones, Community Partnerships and Outreach Coordinator at NC department of Justice; WCU alumnus Kevin Rumley, Veterans Treatment Coordinator.
11:00-12:00 Panel discussion 2:   Beth Young, WCU Social Work;  April Messer, WCU Nursing;  Audrey Redford Economics.
12:15-1:00 Closing Keynote:  NC Senator Jim Davis (R-NC)
1:00 pm Breakout Working Groups by Topic: Assessment, Treatment, Social Marketing, Public Policy

registration required, box lunch is provided


October 3, 2019
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Event Category:


Center for the Study of Free Enterprise


A.K. Hinds University Center Grand Room