NORTH CANTON  "Breaking the Silence: Ohio's Town Hall on Women and Girls of Color" will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Walsh University's Betzler Auditorium on campus at 2020 E. Maple St.

The Lelia Green Alliance of Black School Educators is the co-organizer and host of the free event. 

Canton Native Kimberle Crenshaw, a professor of law at UCLA and Columbia universities and founder of the African American Policy Forum, will serve as facilitator.

For more information, email to or visit the Ohio Town Hall on Women and Girls of Color Facebook page.