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November 5, 2019 @ 6:15 pm
Linked in Action: Discussion Panel
Linked in Action: What’s At Stake for the 2020 Election
Join the Greater Miami (FL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated in partnership with ColorComm Miami for a frank discussion about the road ahead and preparing our community for the upcoming election year. The event will feature an excerpt reading from Moving Forward, the new book by MSNBC Contributor, Karine Jean-Pierre and an in-depth panel discussion with Ruban Roberts, President, Miami-Dade Branch of the NAACP, Geraldine Rocker, Co-Chair National Trends & Services, Greater Miami (FL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and Melanie McRae, Electoral Field Director, New Florida Majority.
Meet the Panelists
Ruben Roberts, President, Miami-Dade Branch of the NAACP
Geraldine Rocker, Co-Chairwoman, National Trends & Services, Greater Miami (FL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated
Melanie McRae, Electoral Field Director, New Florida Majority
Moderated by Jessica Garrett Modkins, ColorComm ED
About The Links, Incorporated
The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The membership consists of nearly 15,000 professional women of color in 288 chapters located in 41 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and the United Kingdom. It is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.
The Greater Miami (FL) Chapter was organized in 1955 and has made significant contributions to the South Florida community and beyond through its transformational programming. This programming is documented in approximately 4000+ hours of service annually in the following five (5) facets: Services to Youth, The Arts, National Trends and Services, International Trends and Services and Health and Human Services.
Founded in 2011 by Lauren Wesley Wilson, ColorComm caters to women working in various spectrums of communications including Public Relations, Corporate Communications, Advertising, Print Media, Broadcast, Digital and more. It has a two-fold mission to personally connect women with other like-minded individuals and build a strong network of leaders by creating mentors/mentees, business relationships and friendships. Miami is ColorComm’s ninth chapter and its only one in Florida.