Let’s Talk Trump: Understanding All Sides of the Job Debate.

Kent State Trumbull Auditorium
On Tuesday, April 25, KentTalks, Kent State Student Media and Kent State University at Trumbull are hosting “Let’s Talk Trump: Understanding All Sides of the Job Debate.” A panel of students and experts will discuss the impact that the current administration is having on the local job market.
This discussion promises to be an engaging one centered on national and local policies and their impact on employment particularly in the Warren and greater Trumbull county area.
Dr. Timeka L. Thomas Rashid, Associate Dean of Students, Kent State University hopes the discussion sheds insight on an important issue in our local communities and will provide diverse thought and great reflection for those who attend.
“KENTtalks presents an excellent opportunity to engage our students, faculty and staff and greater community members. It is an exercise in civic discourse on topics that can cause reflection, debate and ultimate growth in helping us to better understand how to engage with others from different backgrounds.”
The event is free and open to the public and will be held from 3:30-5p.m. in the Kent State Trumbull Auditorium. Attendees will receive a free KENTtalks t-shirt. The discussion will be streamed live at www.kentwired.com/kenttalks. Questions for the panel can be tweeted using #KentTalksTrumbull.
KENTtalks is a collaboration between the Division of Student Affairs, the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and several student leaders to provide a safe place for discussions and transformational experiences for our student body. KENTtalks is a series designed to promote university-wide education through civil discourse.
Kent State Student Media comprises 10 student media organizations on the Kent campus, including The Kent Stater and TV2 and their shared news website, KentWired.com. Student Media shares KentTalks’ commitment to open and civil discourse on the important topics of the day.
Panel moderator, Doug Oplinger, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who retired from the Akron Beacon Journal in March 2017 after 46 years at the paper, serving  as a community, business, education and investigative reporter and in a variety of editing assignments. He served his last 10 years as managing editor.

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