Charlottesville to hold 'community recovery town hall'
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The city of Charlottesville, Va., will hold a “community recovery town hall” with residents on Sunday afternoon, as the college town continues to mend following the white nationalist rally that left one counterprotester dead earlier this month.

The town hall was originally scheduled for Thursday, but was rescheduled due to student activities, according to The Daily Progress.

The event will be hosted as a partnership with the Department of Justice’s Community Relations Services (CRS) division and will update residents on the city’s efforts to move forward. News of the town hall was first reported by The Associated Press


"Our community has been shaken to its core," City Manager Maurice Jones said in a press release. "We see this partnership with CRS as the beginning of a process of recovery and renewal. Charlottesville is a resilient city, and I am confident we will come through this tragedy stronger than ever."  

The city on Wednesday covered a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, which had been the subject of the “Unite the Right” rally earlier this month meant to protest the statue’s removal. 

One woman was killed and more than a dozen other people were injured when a car rammed into a crowd of protesters at the white nationalist rally on Aug. 12.

- Updated at 12:25 p.m. EST