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Racial Equity Virtual Town Hall

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Virtual Event Opens
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Welcome from Erica Bryant, WSOC-TV Anchor & Reporter, Event Emcee
Erica Bryant
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Welcome
Opening Remarks from Laura Yates Clark, President and CEO, United Way of Central Carolinas.
Laura Yates Clark
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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Starts at the Top (Roundtable Discussion)
Leading diversity, equity and inclusion executives discuss strategies implemented to achieve positive outcomes and understanding at their companies.
Fernando Little Tricia Haley Niles K. Brown Ebony Thomas Neville Poole
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Break
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Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Introduction of our keynote speaker by Kathryn Firmin-Sellers, Chief Impact Officer of United Way of Central Carolinas.
Kathryn Firmin-Sellers
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Keynote: America is Changing, Are You Ready?
Dr. Moore, Jr. leads a conversation on America's changing racial demographics, its growing inequities, fears and the shifting power structure.
Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.
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Break
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Concurrent Breakout Sessions
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Education: Road to Success
Education and agency experts discuss the inequities across school systems and how to ensure all children receive a quality education.
Jason Terrell Aurora Swain Munro Richardson Jamese Ivy Men Tchaas Ari Dominique Johnson
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Affordable Housing: A Place to Call Home
Local government, business and nonprofit leaders discuss efforts to address equitable access to affordable housing in our communities.
Melissa McKeown Bob Young Deronda Metz Charis Blackmon Pamela Wideman
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Health: Quality and Access Matters
Join leaders from the health care community to learn how they are working to address the most common issues and barriers to care.
Dr. Martez Prince Dr. Kinnell Coltman Cherene Caraco Carolyn Allison April Cook Sam Smith, Jr.
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Financial Stability: Closing the Wealth Gap
Join this conversation about the income and wealth gaps that many people in our communities face and possible solutions for those challenges.
John Stokes Chris Jackson Harold Rice, Jr. Manuel Campbell Mack McDonald Mike Rizer
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Closing Remarks
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Speakers

Jamese Ivy

Senior Program Officer- Pre-K thru 8th Grade Education, Renaissance West Community Initiative

Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.

Co-Creator, The 21-Day Challenge

Neville Poole

Partner - North America Enterprise Agility, IBM

Erica Bryant

WSOC-TV Anchor & Reporter

Kathryn Firmin-Sellers

Chief Impact Officer, United Way of Central Carolinas

Bob Young

Director of Community Impact, United Way of Central Carolinas

Pamela Wideman

Director, Housing & Neighborhood Services, City of Charlotte

Melissa McKeown

CEO, Community Shelter of Union County

Deronda Metz

Director of Social Services, Salvation Army Center of Hope

Charis Blackmon

Executive Director, West Side Community Land Trust

Dr. Martez Prince

CEO/ Pharmacy Director, Premier Pharmacy and Wellness Center

Dr. Kinnell Coltman

Senior Vice President, Chief Community & Social Impact Officer , Atrium Health

Cherene Caraco

CEO and Psychiatric Survivor, Promise Resource Network

Carolyn Allison

CEO, Charlotte Community Health Clinic

April Cook

CEO, Lake Norman Community Health Clinic

Sam Smith, Jr.

Director of External Engagement, United Way of Central Carolinas

Harold Rice, Jr.

CEO, Ada Jenkins Center

John Stokes

SVP / Community Development Manager, TRUIST

Mack McDonald

President & CEO, Renaissance West Community Initiative

Chris Jackson

President & CEO, Goodwill Industries of Southern Piedmont, Inc.

Manuel Campbell

CEO, ASPIRE Community Capital

Mike Rizer

Executive Director, Corporate Citizenship, Ally

Jason Terrell

Co-Founder & Executive Director, Profound Gentlemen

Aurora Swain

Co-founder and Director of Operations, Families First in Cabarrus County

Munro Richardson

Executive Director, Read Charlotte

Men Tchaas Ari

President & CEO, Communities In Schools, Charlotte-Mecklenburg

Dominique Johnson

Stakeholder Engagement Manager, Duke Energy

Fernando Little

Chief Diversity Officer, Atrium Health

Tricia Haley

SVP - Enterprise Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Truist

Niles K. Brown

Managing Director - Advisory Services, Grant Thornton

Ebony Thomas

SVP, ESG & Public Policy Executive, Bank of America

Laura Yates Clark

President & CEO of United Way of Central Carolinas

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