Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 & Minnesota’s Black Community

The African American Leadership Forum (AALF), Insight NewsNorthPoint Health & Wellness, Minnesota Community Care, The Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder, and Children’s Minnesota have partnered to create a virtual town hall series that considers the impacts of COVID-19 on Minnesota’s African American community. The town hall takes place via Zoom and is live-streamed to our official Facebook page.

We Good? The Financial Impacts of Covid-19 on Black MN

Event host: Harry Colbert

Participants:

  • Kenya McKnight-Ahad (Founder and President of Black Women’s Wealth Alliance)
  • Anisha Murphy (Legal Advisor & Founder of Just Law LLC)
  • Nneka Constantino (Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch)

Guest Healthcare Provider:

  • Adriene Thornton, Nurse/Infection Preventionist (Infection Prevention) at Children’s Minnesota

Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 & Minnesota’s Black Community

Event host: Harry Colbert

Participants:

  • Stella Whitney-West (CEO, NorthPoint Health & Wellness)
  • Dr. Kevin Gilliam (Family Medicine, NorthPoint Health & Wellness)
  • Reuben Moore (CEO, Minnesota Community Care)

Why the Black Community is Vulnerable to the Virus & Why Some of Us Don’t Feel Safe Wearing Masks

Event host: Harry Colbert

Participants:

  • Julia Joseph-Di Caprio MD
  • MPH (Senior VP, Chief Medical Officer at UCare and a medical provider at NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center)
  • Wes Berry-Belton (Case Manager and Advocate serving African American men at NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center)
  • James C. Burroughs II (Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, Children’s Minnesota)
  • Rahshana Price-Isuk (MD, Medical Director at Neighborhood Health Source)
  • Dieudonne Asambang (MA, LADC)