June 24, 2020 – Hunger and the Global Food Supply
Join Beth Bechdol, Deputy Director General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) as speaks with Ambassador Kip Tom of the U.S. Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome as they talk about the impact of COVID-19’s on the global food supply. Their conversation will address importance of the health of Indiana agriculture and why it’s important on the global stage.
June 30, 2020 – A Conversation on Racial, Education, Economic and Health Inequality
Join us as Tony Mason, President and CEO of the Indianapolis Urban League, leads a panel conversation around inequalities affecting millions of people around the world and in our own community. In January 2020, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs released the World Social Report 2020 highlighting that inequality is growing for more than 70 percent of the global population. Hear from a group of community leaders that will share a powerful dialogue on racial, education, economic, and health inequality and how the actions of every individual can make a difference.
Additional Panelists Include:
Dr. Virginia Caine, Director, Marion County Public Health Department
Moira Carlstedt, President and CEO Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership
Aleesia Johnson, Superintendent, Indianapolis Public Schools
Fred Payne, Commissioner, Indiana Department of Workforce Development
John Thompson, Indiana Economic Development Corp. board member and Indiana Economic Recovery and Reopening Committee
Marshawn Wolley – African American Coalition of Indianapolis
July 7, 2020 – How Higher Education Institutions Are Adapting in light of COVID-19
Join us for a conversation with some of the countries leaders in higher education on how these institutions are adapting in light of COVID-19.
July 29, 2020 – Resilience and Community Health
Join us for a conversation with the Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross – Greater Indianapolis, Chad Priest on resilience and community health.