PHRC to host 'No Hate in Our State' townhall in Forest City

PHRC to host 'No Hate in Our State' townhall in Forest City

Harrisburg, PA, -The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) will host a “No Hate in Our State" townhall. These townhalls bridge divides and foster understanding in our communities. It provides an open forum where residents, activists, and others can come together to voice their concerns, learn about their rights, and begin the healing process.

WHAT: “No Hate in Our State" Townhall


  • Laura Canfield, Community Stakeholder
  • Rick Cephas, President, NAACP Lackawanna County
  • Chief John Foley, Forest City Police Department
  • Ellen Linde, FNC BC, Nurse Practitioner, Ophelia
  • Rev. Father William A. Mentz, Saints Francis & Clare Progressive Catholic Community
  • Amanda Prince, Community Stakeholder
  • Audrey Waterman, Community Stakeholder

WHEN: Wednesday, February 7, 2024


Forest City Borough Building, 3rd Floor
535 Main Street
Forest City, PA 18421

PHRC is the state's leading civil rights enforcement agency. Anyone who has experienced acts of discrimination or hate to file a complaint with the PHRC by calling 717-787-4410.  Information and resources are also available at ​


PHRC Media Contact Details

Amanda Brothman

Communications Director 771-856-5971
Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Media