Series is part of statewide investigative reporting collaboration by NC media outlets
The statewide investigative news nonprofit organization, Carolina Public Press, will hold a statewide series of community Newsmakers forums conversation focused on concerns about and possible solutions to reporting, investigating, prosecuting and convicting sexual assault cases in North Carolina.
The free and public forums, Unbalanced Justice: Sexual Assault in NC, will be held in:
- Fayetteville, from 6-8 p.m., March 19, Studio 215, 215 Williams Street
- Raleigh, from 6-8 p.m., March 20, Southern Wake Campus – Wake Tech, 9101 Fayetteville Road
- Charlotte/Huntersville, from 6-8 p.m., March 26, Central Piedmont Community College, Belk Center for Justice (CJ) – Room 131, 11920 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville
The investigation, led by Carolina Public Press, is in collaboration with ten news partners in North Carolina: Durham Herald Sun, The Fayetteville Observer, Hickory Daily Record, NC Health News, The (Raleigh) News & Observer, (Greensboro) News & Record, Winston-Salem Journal, WLOS News 13, WRAL-TV and WUNC North Carolina Public Radio. The statewide reporting series is currently scheduled to be published in March.
In addition to discussions about the collaboration’s findings, the forum will also feature conversations with community organizations, state leaders and policy makers, law enforcement and prosecutors, survivors and others about concerns about and possible solutions to reporting, investigating, prosecuting and convicting sexual assault cases in North Carolina.
For more information on how to sponsor, attend or comment on the series, contact Carolina Public Press at 828-774-5290 or email Stephanie Carson, News and Community Partnerships Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Editor’s note: Updated on 2/28/19 and 3/12/19 to include additional news partners and links to current panelists. Originally published 2/11/19.