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Racial & Social Disparities: A Town Hall to Connect, Acknowledge & Support in the Time of COVID-19

Racial & Social Disparities: A Town Hall to Connect, Acknowledge & Support in the Time of COVID-19

The City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County and the Community Building Initiative are collaborating to host a virtual town hall meeting focused on the impacts of COVID-19 on the African American community. Join us for a conversation on racial and social disparities as we gather community-sourced ideas for policy innovations that will produce more equitable outcomes for communities of color.

  • Moderator: Elisa Chinn-Gary, Mecklenburg County Clerk of Superior Court and Judge of Probate
  • Panelists:
    • Dr. Raynard Washington, Deputy Health Director, Mecklenburg County
    • Taiwo Jaiyeoba, Assistant City Manager, City of Charlotte
    • Tiffany Fant, Climate Justice & Cultural Organizer, Sol Nation
    • Charles Thomas, Program Director/Charlotte, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation  

The event will be held on Thursday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. It can be viewed on the Gov Channel, and the city’s Facebook and YouTube pages.


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