Pittsfield: McCulloch-Dews opens OLLI speaker series

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute's 2020 Distinguished Speakers Series has moved online due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The first speaker for 2020, Roberta McCulloch-Dews, will present "The Policing of Black People in Public Spaces: An Old Trend That Legislation Has the Power to Stop" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, on the Zoom platform.

McCulloch-Dews serves as director of administrative services in the Office of the Mayor for the city of Pittsfield.

Attendance is free and open to the public, and the talk is co-sponsored by the Berkshire County Branch of the NAACP and the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center.

Preregistration is required at berkshireOLLI.org/events.

OLLI's next semester of online classes begins July 13. For more information about programs and membership, visit berkshireolli.org, email olli@berkshirecc.edu or call 413-236-2190.



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