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Thursday Morning Roundtable Announces March Guest List
The Office of Community Engagement announces its March lineup of guests for its weekly Thursday Morning Roundtable (TMR). The weekly civic education program brings in speakers to discuss current topics and issues in the Central New York community.
Meetings are held every Thursday morning from 8-9 a.m. on the fourth floor of the Nancy Cantor Warehouse, 350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse. Before and after the program there is time for coffee and networking. TMR is free and open to the public. Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) is available every week.
March TMRs will have the following topics and guests:
March 7: Legalization of Marijuana: Positive
John Torrens, professor of entrepreneurial practice in the Whitman School, will speak about positive effects of legalized marijuana.
March 14: Citizen Review Board
Peter McCarthy, board chair of the Citizen Review Board and Ranette Releford, administrator of the Citizens Review Board, will present on the Citizens Review Board and its future.
March 21: Legalization of Marijuana: Negative
Onondaga County Sheriff Gene Conway will present on the negative impacts of legalized marijuana.
March 28: Syracuse Stage 2019-20 Season
Jill Anderson, managing director, and Bob Hupp, artistic director, both from Syracuse Stage, will present the current Syracuse Stage season 2019-20.
The guests and topics are chosen by the TMR Advisory Committee, which is made up of 10 community members and managed by Emily Winiecki, community engagement coordinator in the Office of Community Engagement. Questions or comments regarding TMR can be emailed to Winiecki.
A recording of the TMR conversation airs on WCNY-FM radio Sundays at 8 p.m.