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Voices of Change – A Powerful Conversation & Coming Together
June 4 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PMFree
What: Voices of Change – A Powerful Conversation & Coming Together
Who: Lafayette 148 New York, April Ryan, CNN Political Analyst & White House Correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks and Karen Boykin-Towns, Vice Chairman NAACP National Board of Directors
Where: Lafayette 148 New York’s Instagram: @lafayette148ny
When: Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 2:00pm EST
Lafayette 148 New York, in partnership with the NAACP, will host an Instagram Live conversation on June 4th between two prominent black women and thought leaders on this critical moment for our country: April Ryan, the Renowned Journalist, Author, Activist & Speaker of Truth to Power and Karen Boykin-Towns, Vice Chairman of the Board at the NAACP, Seasoned Executive, Change Agent & Civil Rights Advocate.
Topics to be discussed include:
The historical context for this movement and why it’s so much bigger than George Floyd
The power of the protest
The work of the NAACP in fighting for justice and equality for more than a century
What it’s like covering this crisis as a black woman journalist
How we can all help, in ways both large and small.
April & Karen will also take questions from viewers in this special event which will bring the community together to listen, learn & ask questions in a safe space.
A donation link will allow viewers to give directly to the NAACP at https://secure.actblue.com/donate/naacp-1. Additionally, the Lafayette 148 team has pledged to donate to the NAACP, which Lafayette 148 Co-Founder & CEO Deirdre Quinn has committed to matching.