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HHOMA to hold listening tour Tuesday in Dunbar
— The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs is making its second stop on the 2019 listening tour on Tuesday in Dunbar. The event is free and open to the public.
The event is scheduled for 6 p.m. in the James C. Wilson University Union at West Virginia State University, which is located at 301 Washington Avenue, Dunbar WV 25064.
“Matters of concern often vary in each community," said Jill Upson, executive director of HHOMA. "These listening tours are a perfect forum for citizens and community leaders to voice their concerns and raise awareness of issues that affect residents.”
Partner agencies will be present, including the Minority Health Institute, WV Women’s Commission, Tiger S. Morton Catastrophic Illness Commission, WV Bureau of Senior Services, Department of Agriculture, Governor’s Office of Constituent Services, AARP, Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Military Affairs and Public Safety, Department of Agriculture, and more.
Subsequent listening tour events will take place in Piedmont and Ranson. More details will be announced closer to those event dates.
HHOMA is committed to serving and assisting all underserved citizens across West Virginia and developing innovative ways to address issues affecting minorities through conversation, education, leadership, and collaboration. For more information, visit the agency's
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Michelle Petties — Michelle.D.Petties@wv.gov, 304-356-2023