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​Mecklenburg County to Host Virtual Town Hall Focused on Homelessness


Mecklenburg County will hold a virtual town hall on Thursday, Jan. 21, from 6 - 8 p.m. The community is invited to participate.   

During the town hall residents will learn about the challenges and solutions to addressing homelessness and receive information on ways they can help.   

Panelists for this event will include: 

  • Stacy M. Lowry, Mecklenburg County Director of Community Support Services
  • Liz Clasen-Kelly, CEO at Roof Above
  • Deronda Metz, Director of Social Services at Salvation Army Center of Hope
  • Britni Eaton, Director of Operations, Assertive Community Treatment Team, Monarch
  • Deborah Woolard, Founder of Block Love Charlotte
  • Dr. Jessica Salzman, Atrium Health

Our experienced panelists will answer questions and provide information that can be helpful to preventing and ending homelessness.   

The town hall will be moderated by Robert Nesbit, Mecklenburg County Policy and Operations Manager. Viewers will also hear from the following speakers:

  • Chairman George Dunlap, Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners, District 3
  • Dena R. Diorio, Mecklenburg County Manager
  • Anthony Trotman, Assistant County Manager
  • Karen Pelletier, Community Support Services Business Manager

Participants can send questions in advance to Residents can access the virtual town hall at

Download the flyer here.

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