Building Bridges Between Law Enforcement and The People They Serve

On October 10, 2020, the Susquehanna Annual Conference hosted a panel discussion for Faith and Blue Weekend, an extension of the One Congregation One Precinct initiative (OneCOP), a program of MovementForward, Inc., which is a bridge-building, solutions-focused human and civil rights organization based in Atlanta, Georgia.

The panel included representatives from law enforcement as well as faith leaders:

  • Thomas C. Carter, Harrisburg Police Commissioner
  • Scott Bohn, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Police Chiefs Association
  • Brent Lipscomb, Black Lives Matter
  • Cole Goodman, Civil-Rights Activist
  • Rev. Kristopher Sledge and Rev. Barry Robison of the Susquehanna Conference of The United Methodist Church
  • Samia Malik, Muslim Community Activist, Greater Harrisburg

Moderator: Joyce M. Davis, PennLive Outreach Opinion Editor & President, World Affairs Council of Harrisburg

Including a welcome from Bishop Jeremiah Park

Community Partners:
Mayor’s Interfaith Advisory Council, World Affairs Council of Harrisburg, and Mothers for Breath