Virtual Roundtable discussion on the systemic inequality and Covid-19’s mental health impact on people of color and minority groups in America.
Hosted by U.S. Haitian Chamber of Commerce, Inc. / Haitian American Business Expo, Inc.
The conversation explores the societal inequities that existed for communities of color in the United States, long before the disease became a pandemic, challenges facing minority-owned businesses, mental health impact and more.
Moderated by Emmanuela Romain-Amedee, MBA,
U.S. Haitian Chamber of Commerce Secretary
– Systemic Racism in the U.S. (Ken Clifton, Town Councilor, Randolph, MA)
– Racial Disparities During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Cate Oswald, Chief Policy and Partnership Officer, Partners In Health)
– Haitians Rebuke the Stigma & Inaccuracies of Netflix AIDS Documentary (Wanda Tima , Co-Founder of The Haitian-American)
– Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Minority-Owned Businesses (Guerlince Semerzier, Founder of 5REASONS BRAND LLC & ENO-Mission Inc)
– Mental Health Concerns (Dr. Gabrielle Abelard)
– Leading Change During Our Current Social Climate (Dr. John H. Jackson, President and CEO, Schott Foundation for Public Education)