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Community Voices Panel Discussion: Moderated by Barbara Hamm Lee

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Tues, Jul 18
6pm galleries open, 6:30pm discussion begins

Free

Join us for a panel discussion that will explore race, gender, identity in conjunction with our exhibition Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête. Moderated by Barbara Hamm Lee, host of Another View on WHRV 89.5, a call-in show that discusses today’s topics from an African-American perspective. MOCA’s exhibitions will be open before and after the panel discussion.

About the panelists:

Barbara Hamm Lee, host of Another View. Airing every Friday on Hampton Roads’ WHRV, the area’s publicly supported radio station, Another View  is a call-in show that discusses today’s topics from an African-American perspective. Mrs. Hamm Lee is also an active community leader and has been awarded many distinctions, including the 2010 Woman of Distinction; a Woman of Courage, Confidence and Character Award from the Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast; the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities Humanitarian Award; the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award and the Volunteer of the Year Award, both from the Urban League of Hampton Roads.

Jennifer Chapman is a community volunteer and arts administrator from Virginia Beach, Virginia. Jennifer has her B.A. in Arts Administration and a Professional Certificate in Arts Management from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Jennifer is a member of WELLwomen Virginia Beach, Friends of Young Audiences Arts for Learning Virginia, Friends of the ViBe Creative District and tHRive, Young Professionals of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce. Jennifer is the Hampton Roads Regional Coordinator for Richmond Ballet, The State Ballet of Virginia and is the co-organizer of Story Exchange, a community arts program sharing local stories through art.

Fawn Faulks is a graduate of Bayside High School in Virginia Beach, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from ITT-Technical School. Prior to retiring from the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office she rose to the rank of Corporal and supported various departments, including the Community Affairs Division. Fawn also lead the "Straight Talk from the Heart Program" and worked with youth in mentor programs at alternative schools, early childhood development centers, community based programs, and helped form the Sheriff’s Summer Camp program. Fawn's board positions include The Great Awakening United Church of Christ in Portsmouth, Virginia and she is currently Board Vice President of Hampton Roads Pride. Her mission and vision is to ensure diversity and inclusion where all are equally welcomed and valued, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. 

Barbara Hamm Lee
Barbara Hamm Lee
Jennifer Chapman
Jennifer Chapman
Fawn Faulks
Fawn Faulks