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Posted on: July 16, 2020

City of Lansing to Host Community Input Series on Racial Justice, Equity and the LPD Budget

Mayor Andy Schor today announced that the City of Lansing will host a series of virtual community input meetings regarding racial justice, equity and the Lansing Police Department’s budget. Expert Consultant Teresa Bingman is working with the Mayor’s Diversity and Inclusion Council and City of Lansing departments to host the three-part virtual series for residents to provide their input to a number of questions.  


  • Thursday, July 23rd at 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Topic: Racial Justice and Equity
  • Thursday, August 6th at 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Topic: LPD Police Budget
  • Thursday, August 20th at 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Topic: Racial Justice and Equity

Webinar panelists will include Bingman, Human Relations and Community Services Director Kim Coleman, Lansing Police Chief Daryl Green, Lori Adams Simon of the Mayor’s Diversity and Inclusion Council and others as needed.  

Teresa A. Bingman operates the Law Offices of Teresa A. Bingman, a Lansing-based firm. She has extensive experience in the government, education and private sectors. Teresa has championed civil rights, social action and criminal justice legal and policy reforms since starting her legal career in 1988. 

To participate in the Zoom webinars, residents must pre-register at

The meetings are a part of Bingman’s internal and external environmental scans for the Mayor’s Racial Justice and Equity/Police Reform Plan. Additional details will be provided prior to the first meeting on Thursday, July 23, 2020.  

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