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An inspiring panel of leaders will discuss their personal experiences living and working in Colorado in “Inspiring the Next Generation: Our Black Role Models in the Community,” Saturday, Feb. 23, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Edgewater Library, 1800 Harlan St.

Hear about their role models and discover your own during this celebratory forum on Black History Month, leadership and community. The moderated panel discussion is followed by a question-and-answer session.

Panelists include Brian M. Argrow, Ph.D., University of Colorado; Grant Brown, Colorado Parks and Wildlife; Floyd Cobb, Ph.D., Colorado Department of Education; Ashuan Drumgo, Denver Fire Department; Suandria Hall, MA, LPCC, My Choice My Power; Rochelle Johnson, Rochelle Johnson Studio; Charleszine “Terry” Nelson, Denver Public Library; and Thomas Russell, Falcon High School.

Free. No reservations necessary. Suitable for all ages.

For more information, call 303-235-5275 or visit