Daily Beat: March 2, 2015

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Today:

• The economic development committee of Greensboro City Council meets in the Plaza Level Conference Room of the Melvin Municipal Office Building, located at 300 W. Washington St., at 10 a.m.

• Susan Tillis, the wife of US Sen. Thom Tillis, speaks to the conservative lunch club at Golden Corral at Hanes Mall at noon.

• The finance committee of High Point City Council meets in the city manager’s conference room at City Hall, located at 211 S. Hamilton St., at 4:30 p.m.

Tonight:

• High Point City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 211 S. Hamilton St., at 5:30 p.m. The council meets in closed session at 5 p.m. The public comment period is scheduled for 6 p.m. and public hearings begin at 6:15 p.m. Agenda here.

• The Greensboro Human Relations Commission hosts an informational session and community dialogue about President Obama Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals executive order at Central Library, located at 219 N. Church St., at 6:30 p.m. Guest speakers include immigration lawyer Ann Marie Dooley and community advocate Addy Jeffrey.

• The Renaissance Community Cooperative screens A Community Solution to a Community’s Problem at Red Cinemas in Greensboro at 6:30 p.m.

• Winston-Salem City Council meets in Room 230 of City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St., at 7 p.m. Agenda here.

• Wake Forest University hosts a panel discussion on Islamophobia at Wait Chapel from 7 to 9 p.m. Panelists include Michaelle Browers, co-director of Wake Forest University’s Middle East & South Asia Studies Program; Imam Adeel Zeb, Muslim chaplain and director of Muslim life at Duke University; Manzoor Cheema, founder of Muslims for Social Justice; Jade Brooks, a founding member of Jewish Voice for Peace-North Carolina; Dani Moore, director of the Immigrant and Refugee Project of North Carolina; and Imam Khalid Griggs, associate chaplain for Muslim life at Wake Forest University. This event was rescheduled from Feb. 24 due to snow.