Campus and community safety town hall to be held in Moscow tonight

Chance to have open discussion about safety and awareness of resources



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SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen news editor

There will be a campus and community safety Q and A forum held at 6 p.m. Feb. 28, at the Bruce M. Pitman Center on University of Idaho campus. 

This town hall is a chance for community stakeholders, campus partners and students to come together to talk about pressing safety issues, according to the UI website. 

Topics that may be discussed include lighting fixtures in on and off-campus  housing, an increase in street lighting, safe transportation options and any other topics that may be brought up, according to the website. 

The Q and A will be moderated and include guest panelists to help answer the community’s questions. This forum is open to the public, according to a news release from Pullman Radio. 

Erin Tomlin, UI assistant dean of student affairs, is the moderator for the forum. Some guest panelists include Jake Nichols, UI Public Safety & Security director; Bex Cornog, ASUI Senator; Maureen Laflin, City of Moscow city council member; and Dan Schoenberg, Palouse Properties owner, to name a few, Tomlin wrote in an email.

The forum was organized by Tomlin and Cori Damron, violence prevention programs coordinator, as a chance to better understand how to meet student and community needs and concerns, she said.

The forum will be held in the International Ballroom of Bruce M. Pitman Center, according to the UI website.