Through its annual Hometown Debate Series, IOPL raises awareness of key issues by bringing newsmakers to communities across the state.
By partnering with Spectrum News, the Debate Series airs statewide multiple times each weekend following the event. Spectrum News Political Reporter and Anchor Loretta Boniti will return as moderator of the series again in 2021.
In 2021, the Hometown Debate series will return, focusing on issues related to Criminal Justice reform.
This Fall, our debate events will be recorded for television but will not be open to the general public. View these events on their airdate at 12:30 pm and 8:30 pm. or online at: https://spectruminfocus.com/.
The 2021 Hometown Debate Series Television Schedule
October 24: Capital Punishment- UNC Greensboro
October 31: The Role of a Prosecutor-Wake Forest Law
November 7: Police Reform- Wake Tech Community College
November 14: Juvenile Justice- NC Central School of Law