Flattening Our Curve

Flattening Our Curve

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"Flattening Our Curve" aims to develop solutions that address the impact of COVID-19 and #BLM on the Black community. We hope to fund a minimum of 3 p projects executed with funding of up to $5,000.

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Dear colleagues,

Starting July 29, 2020 we are hosting a panel series consisting of Black scientists and professionals to discuss the current and future impacts of COVID-19 and the #BLM movement on the Black community entitled: "Flattening Our Curve: A conversation among Black scholars and professionals on the impact of COVID-19 and #BLM on the Black community" 

We will be bringing together a multidisciplinary group of Black scholars to discuss these impact of these two events on the Black community in a three part series. The first will be held on July 29, 2020 at 6pm and will explore the current and future impact of COVID-19 and the #BLM movement on the health and wellness of the Black community. The second panel will be held on August 5, 2020 at 5pm and will discuss the social, economic, and educational impact of COVID-19 and #BLM politics and policy on our community. 

Lastly, on August 12, 2020 we plan to host our "Flattening our Curve THINKTANK" to brainstorm and create concrete solutions that can be implemented within our own communities. Participants will be grouped in teams of 3-5 people and will create a 1 page proposal and budget for a project that directly addresses the various impacts that COVID-19 and #BLM politics have on the Black community.

For more information please visit us at FlatteningOurCurve.org. To donate to our cause please visit fundly.com/FLATTENING-OUR-CURVE. For questions, concerns, and more information about the "Flattening Our Curve THINKTANK" you may also email us at FlatteningOurCurve@gmail.com or contact LaNell A. Williams at LaNellWilliams@g.harvard.edu. Follow us on Twitter @OurCurve.

We look forward to your participation! 


LaNell, Carl, and Trina

LaNell A. Williams

Physics PhD Candidate 

Harvard University

LaNell Williams@g.harvard.edu

Mr. Carl S. McNair 


McNair Achievement Programs, LLC

President Emeritus

Dr. Ronald E. McNair Foundation


Dr. Trina L. Coleman, PhD

President & CEO

Coleman Comprehensive Solutions

Host of "Beyond the Classroom" 



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