By WECT Staff | April 22, 2021 at 5:53 AM EDT – Updated April 22 at 5:53 AM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – YWCA Lower Cape Fear is hosting its Stand Against Racism: Addressing Racism as a Public Health Crisis event Thursday, April 22.
The event is free to the community.
“In this virtual event, our featured speaker, Elizabeth Barfield-Forte, Health Equity Specialist, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, and panel of community leaders will address how we can implement public health practices to effectively identify and address racial injustice in our communities,” the YWCA Lower Cape Fear said in a new release.
- Manny Lloyd, New Hanover County Commission Director, African American History, Heritage and Culture
- Pamela Young-Jacobs, Songbird Enterprise, President & Vice Chair, Waccamaw Siouan Tribal Council
- Poonam Kahlon, SHRM-SCP Director, Human Resources, Castle Branch
- Edelmira Segoria, Director Centro Hispano
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