On April 30, Joint Center President Spencer Overton joined Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s virtual town hall on combating COVID-19.
During the online conversation, Spencer spoke about the importance of having mail-in voting and safe in-person voting.
Other guests panelists included Congressman Ro Hanna (D-CA), Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, (D-TX), Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), National Medical Association President-Elect Dr. Leon McDougle, Brookings Institute Fellow Dr. Rayshawn Ray, Make It Plain Host & Veteran Journalist Mark Thompson, Mayor Sylvester Turner (D-Houston, Texas), Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), and more.
The event was also covered in Black Enterprise.
Watch the conversation below.