Second season of The CoRE: Conversations on Race and Equity begins Monday

Discussion panels involving area leaders around topics surrounding racial equality and social justice will pick up where summer series on law enforcement left off.

A series of community discussions around issues of race and equity will resume Monday evening with Triad healthcare leaders.

The CoRE: Conversations on Race and Equity will continue with “The Future of Our Health” and feature Mark Gordon, president of Alamance Regional Medical Center, and Edna Parker, vice president and director of quality at LabCorp. The discussion is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16. Register here to join the conversation.

Associate Professor of English Prudence Layne began The CoRE this summer with a six panels around race and policing, education and policy. Guests included law enforcement and government leaders from municipalities in Alamance, Guilford and Orange counties.

The theme of the fall series is “What Next?” Episodes will focus on education, politics and democracy, the media and more.

Gordon and Parker are “historic change-makers and will provide dynamic analysis of the challenges we face locally with regards to health and give us reasons to be hopeful,” Layne said.

Recordings of the discussions will be available The CoRE’s Facebook page.