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On Sunday, March 29, Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network (NAN) will host a virtual town hall meeting examining the coronavirus and its impact on underrepresented communities.

The town hall will run from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Rev. Al Sharpton will moderate the discussion navigating topics including, “How will the homeless ‘Shelter-in-Place’?” and “How are the incarcerated cared for during this time of uncertainty.”

Expert guests include Dr. George C. Benjamin, Executive Director of the American Public Health Association; Dr. Jennifer Caudle, Family Medicine Physician and Associate Professor at Rowan University- School of Osteopathic Medicine; and Dr. William F. Tate IV, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Vice Provost for Graduate Education, Professor of Education and African and African-American Studies.

The town hall is free and open to the public but you must register here:

About National Action

Network National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the Nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, nationality or gender.

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