College of Charleston to Host Forum on Inclusivity in the Tourism Industry

Stephanie Johnson-Cunningham

The College of Charleston will host “Bridging the Divide: Placemaking for Communities of Color in the SC Lowcountry” February 5, 2019. The event will take place in Alumni Hall starting at 6:00 p.m.

The panel of business and tourism officials will discuss better ways to improve the inclusivity of Charleston’s tourism industry.

Stephanie Johnson-Cunningham, the Creative Director and co-founder of Museum Hue of New York will deliver a keynote.

Dr. Bernard Powers (director of the Center for the Study of Slavery) will moderate a panel featuring Wayne Smith (hospitality tourism management program director), Grant Gilmore (historic preservation program manager), Herb Frazier (director of PR for Magnolia Plantation) and Kwadjo Campbell (co-founder of the African American Tourism Conference).

The program is sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity, Avery Research Center, the Sustainability Literacy Institute, the Center for Civic Engagement and the African American Studies Program.

The event is free and open to the public.

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