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“Better Together” Community Forums

Thursday, Jan. 11, 9 p.m. – “Neighborhoods and Education”
Recorded Wednesday, Sept. 13 at Southside Middle School

Panelists:

Community Leaders

  • Julius Anderson, Muncie City Council member
  • Ken Hudson, executive director of the Whitely Community Council

Ball State Experts

  • Wilisha Scaife, Muncie P3 director of family engagement, Ball State Teachers College
  • Heather Williams, Building Better Neighborhoods program manager, Ball State’s Office of Community Engagement
  • Eva Zygmunt, Helen Gant Elmore Distinguished Professor of Elementary Education at Ball State

Thursday, Jan. 18, 9 p.m. – “Arts and Culture”
Recorded Wednesday, Sept. 27 at Minnetrista

Panelists:

Community Leaders

  • Tom Bracken, member, Ball State Board of Trustees, and president, George and Frances Ball Foundation
  • Leigh Edwards, board president, Muncie Civic Theatre
  • Akilah Nosakhere, director, Muncie Public Library

Ball State Experts

  • Ryan Hourigan, director, Ball State School of Music
  • Tania Said, director of education, David Owsley Museum of Art

Thursday, Jan. 25, 9 p.m. – “Economic Development”
Recorded Thursday, Oct. 12 at Cornerstone Center for the Arts

Panelists:

Community Leaders

  • Chris Caldwell, sr. vice president, commercial and business banking, Mutual Bank
  • Traci Lutton, vice president, economic development, Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance

Ball State Experts

  • Delaina Boyd, interim associate vice president, community engagement
  • David Terrell, director, Rural Policy Research Institute and interim co-director, Indiana Communities Institute