Black America – The Double Pandemic
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation has launched the “Policy for the People” Virtual Brain Trust Series. The six-part virtual series provides critical policy updates on the most pressing issues facing the Black community in the United States in the era of combatting COVID-19. Experts, prominent thought leaders, and members of the Congressional Black Caucus provide insight and analysis in the areas of public health, economic mobility, the U.S. Census, water rights & the workforce, and education & youth. Attendees are able to engage speakers and ask questions.
About the Moderator
Dr. Menna Demessie, Vice President of Policy Analysis and Research, CBCF
Dr. Menna Demessie is the Vice President of Policy Analysis and Research at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. She leads the foundation’s research and policy initiatives that affect African Americans and the global black community in areas including education, criminal justice, economic opportunity, voting and environmental sustainability, among many others. Learn more
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Understanding the Economic Outcomes of COVID-19 & the Stimulus
April 30, 2020 – 12 p.m.
The U.S. Water Workforce & COVID-19 Pandemic: Examining Governance, Diversity, and Pipeline Solutions
May 14, 2020 – 12 p.m.
Digital Equity for U.S. Youth During the Coronavirus Crisis
May 28, 2020 – 12 p.m.
Black America: The Double Pandemic
June 11, 2020 – 12 p.m.
CBCF/CBC Leadership Call to Action to Combat COVID-19