Former Congresswoman Eva Clayton to Join Congressman G. K. Butterfield on his “Jobs and Justice Tour” This Week

Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) is hosting listening sessions on March 29th and March 31st in Greenville and Halifax, NC, respectively. The listening sessions are part of Butterfield’s “Jobs and Justice Tour.”

Tomorrow’s forum, entitled “Re-Entry: Ensuring a Successful Return to the Community,” will be held at STRIVE NC. During the panel discussion, formerly incarcerated community members will have an opportunity to connect with service providers to discuss re-entry and opportunities for successful community transitions.

WHAT:                  “Re-Entry: Ensuring a Successful Return to the Community”

WHEN:                  Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 10:00 am-11:30 am

WHERE:                STRIVE NC

600 West 3rd Street

Greenville, NC 27834

“Jobs and Economic Security for Rural America” will be held at Halifax Community College on Thursday, March 31, 2016. Congressman Butterfield will gather feedback on what must be done to foster economic growth in North Carolina’s rural communities.

WHAT:                  “Jobs and Economic Security for Rural America”

WHO:                    Confirmed panelists include:

  • Former Congresswoman Eva Clayton, U.S. House of Representatives (NC-01)
  • Ervin V. Griffin, Sr., President, Halifax Community College
  • Randy Gore, Director, USDA State Rural Development
  • Phillip Farland, District Director, Farm Service Agency

WHEN:                  Thursday, March 31, 2016, 11:00 am-12:30 pm

WHERE:                Halifax Community College

100 College Drive

Weldon, NC 27890

These events are free and open to the public. RSVP here. Press may RSVP to