Tuesday To-Do

Open House for the Greensboro Community
Greensboro Truth & Reconciliation Commission

Tuesday, January 25th, 2005
11:30am-2:00pm and 4:30pm-7:30pm
122 North Elm St., Suite 810 (Self-Help Building)
(336) 275-6462

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission will announce the official beginning of its statement taking process at a news conference at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, in the 8th Floor Conference Room of the Self-Help Building, 122 N. Elm Street, Room 820.

Following the news conference, the Commission will hold an Open House to allow the public to meet commissioners and staff, see its new offices in the Self-Help Building, and learn how to participate in the historic truth and reconciliation process. The Open House will take place from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4:30-7 p.m. in the same location as the news conference.

- Meet the commissioners and their staff
- Learn about how to become involved in the truth-seeking and reconciliation process
- Begin process of sharing with the Commission information and stories that are directly and indirectly related to the events of November 3, 1979

The seven-member Commission is the first of its kind in the United States and was appointed through a public nomination and selection process. The Commission is charged in its Mandate with objectively examining "the context, causes, sequence and consequence of the events of November 3, 1979," in which five people were killed and ten others wounded in the Morningside Homes neighborhood of Greensboro.

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