This panel will feature Nikole Hannah-Jones (Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, creator of the 1619 Project) and LaTosha Brown (co-founder of Black Voters Matter), and be moderated by Dr. Jeffrey Ogbar, professor of history, UConn.
This thought-provoking discussion will cover:
- American Black history
- Role of Black philanthropy in voting and the Voting Rights Act of 1965
- Key philanthropic strategies used in social justice movements
20/20 Vision is the first session of Lean on Me: Honoring Black Philanthropy, a celebration of the Black Giving Circle Fund’s 5th Anniversary.