Real Talk About Economic Mobility in Charlotte: A Black Male Perspective

REAL TALK ABOUT ECONOMIC MOBILITY IN CHARLOTTE: A BLACK MALE PERSPECTIVE
This community conversation will engage audience members in a facilitated discussion about issues of economic mobility in Charlotte through the lens of African American men. The themes that will be addressed include the following:

  • Understanding the progress of low-income families in Charlotte
  • Assessing the promises of local political leaders
  • Gathering community input on what needs to happen for Charlotte to provide more upward mobility for lower-wealth families
  • Empowering community members, particularly young African American men, to become more civically engaged

PANELISTS:

BRAXTON WINSTON
Charlotte City Councilmember

REV. CLIFFORD A. JONES
Senior Minister, Friendship Missionary Baptist Church

GARRY MCFADDEN
Mecklenburg County Sheriff-Elect
Former CMPD Homicide Detective

HARVEY GANTT
Former Charlotte Mayor, Architect, Civic Leader, Trailblazer

“NO LIMIT” LARRY MIMS
Radio DJ and Nightlife Personality

SHAUN CORBETT
Co-Founder, Cops and Barbers

WILLIAM “TEDDY” MCDANIEL III
President, Urban League Central Carolinas

KELLEN NIXON (Moderator)
Senior Director of STEM Education and Discovery Place Education Studio, Discovery Place

Click this link to register for the Real Talk event realtalkcharlotte.eventbrite.com