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From Acknowledgement to Action: Enhancing the Lives of Black and Brown Veterans

February 8 @ 10:00 am

From Acknowledgement to Action: Enhancing the Lives of Black and Brown Veterans

Please join us for a virtual panel discussion organized by the New York State Department of Veterans Services’ Black History Program and co-hosted with Faith-based partner Morning Star Full Gospel Assembly, addressing the historical and current disparities Black and Brown Veterans face in receiving adequate benefits and recognition for their service.

The program will include:

  • Rev. Viviana De Cohen, US Marine Corps Veteran, Commissioner, New York State Department of Veterans’ Services – Welcome Address
  • Belinda Barnes, US Air Force Veteran, Recording Artist – Psalmist
  • Lorenzo Bell, Singer/Performer – Psalmist
  • Dr. Nneka Bell, US Navy Veteran – Keynote Speaker
  • Conrad Washington, US Marine Corps Veteran, Director, VA Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships – Panelist
  • Kathie Brewington, Mount Vernon NAACP President – Panelist
  • Daniel Walker, US Air Force Veteran, JD Candidate, Harvard University – Panelist
  • Judith Watson, US Army Veteran, CEO Westchester Community Health Center, Mount Vernon – Panelist
  • Dr. Lessie Branch, Special Assistant for Community Engagement, New York State Department of Veterans’ Services – Moderator

To Register for the event, please use this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6u_ucajZTNKd5ZcHMewsOQ

Details

Date:
February 8
Time:
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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