Covid in Queens: Public Trust & Justice

5:30 pm
7:00 pm
Wednesday
8
July
2020
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Jeffrion Aubry, Queens Assembly and New York State Assembly, Saeeda L. Dunston, Elmcor Youth and Services Activities, Inc., Jessica Ramos, NYS Senate, and Annetta Seecharran, Chhaya Community Development Corporation, and Samuel Kelton Roberts (moderator)
Lecture
Columbia Partner
Columbia University Center for Science and Society and African American and African Diaspora Studies Department
Open to the Columbia Community, Open to the Public, Alumni
Central Queens has seen some of the highest reported cases and deaths from COVID-19. Join a panel of community leaders and elected officials to discuss how we can expand the narrative around the virus and communities of color to also focus on ways to secure social justice and build public trust during this time and beyond. Free and open to the public; RSVP required.

Event Speakers:

Jeffrion Aubry, Assembly member for the 35th district in Queens and New York State Speaker Pro Tempore, New York State Assembly

Saeeda L. Dunston, Executive Director at Elmcor Youth and Services Activities, Inc.

Jessica Ramos, New York State Senator for the 13th district in Queens and Chair of Committee on Labor

Annetta Seecharran, Executive Director at Chhaya Community Development Corporation

Moderated by Samuel Kelton Roberts, Associate Professor of History, Sociomedical Sciences, and African-American and African Diaspora Studies at Columbia University

Contact:

Center for Science and Society