Bethany President Will Jones will be one of the guest speakers at the Kansas State Polytechnic Civic Luncheon Lecture series in Salina on Thursday. The lecture, “Choosing our Response to Racism” will cover topics such as standing up to racism, turning anger into love, and promoting community values. Other speakers include Steve Rivers, City of Salina Community Relations, and John Burchill, associate professor of Criminal Justice at Kansas Wesleyan University.

The lecture series is hosted for students, faculty, and community members and begins at noon in the College Center Conference Room.