EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As part of its ongoing series to connect and inform residents of the township, The East Brunswick Human Relations Council will host a "Town Hall" meeting with Police Chief Frank LoSacco and Mayor Brad Cohen on Facebook Live on Tuesday, June 2 from 7:30 to 8:30 pm.
The topic of the discussion is policing and race relations. The Mayor and the Chief are asking residents to submit any questions or issues, especially during this period of nationwide concern about police practices.
If you have any questions for Mayor Cohen or Chief LoSacco, please submit them in advance via this Google Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScCwZZhCndS7NvFT6QCfH0Veegjtk6YslF1fMLglgbe3Rbnrw/viewform
"Due to time constraints, the officials may not be able to answer every question that is submitted, but your input and participation are deeply appreciated," said Mayor Cohen in a conversation with TAPinto East Brunswick.
Cohen also said that the events of this past week have shown "a real faultline in this country."
Mission Statement of the EBHRC: The purpose of the East Brunswick Human Relations Council shall be to promote communication, respect, and understanding among the diverse members of the broader East Brunswick community and between the various different populations who belong to or might join our community, toward the goal of creating and maintaining a community in which diversity is not merely tolerated and accepted, but celebrated and respected.
The Council’s activities include civic programs to celebrate diversity, educational and social programs to encourage communication and understanding, and programs to address the causes, impact, and prevention of bias-related incidents.
The Council is empowered to make recommendations to the Township Council for the development of policies and procedures in general and for programs of formal and informal education designed to aid in eliminating all types of discrimination, including discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, age, disability, marital or family status, gender, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.