One With Courage Community Forum Is April 26

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

The One with Courage Community Forum will be held on Friday, April 26, from 10-11 a.m. at Chattanooga State Technical Community College in the Health Science Center, Room 1085. 

The community forum is to inspire and challenge adults to be the "one with courage" to speak out against child abuse and protect the community's children. 

The featured speakers will be Mayor-Elect Andy Berke, District Attorney General Bill Cox, UTC Football Coach Russ Huesman and Children's Hospital Medical Director Dr.

Alan Kohrt.  There will also be survivor stories. 



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