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McKelvey School of Engineering

COVID-19 & Race: Political Action and Power in the Face of Adversity

Thursday, June 11, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual Event

Join us for the third in our series examining race, disparities and the COVID-19 pandemic. For the Black community in St. Louis, the pandemic has catalyzed greater civic engagement. This panel will discuss how communities are organizing to build power, addressing immediate needs and battling the barriers to racial equity. This program is presented in partnership with the Clark-Fox Policy Institute.

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Event Type

Lectures & Presentations


Brown School


Humanities & Society



Event Contact


Speaker Information

Jade Harrell
Founder and CEO, RareGem Productions
Emmy Award-Winning Speaker, Producer, Radio and Television Host

Gena Gunn-McClendon
Director of Voter Access and Engagement, and Financial Capability and Asset Building Initiatives
Center for Social Development, Brown School

Jamala Rogers
Award-Winning Author

Charlene Mack
Vice President, Movement Building at WEPOWER

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